Safety Measurement System

Sound off on CSA changes via score/data preview

| June 06, 2012

As CVSA's RoadCheck inspection blitz continues this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a call to action that makes clear the importance of safety scoring to motor carriers and independents. Through the ...

Could EOBRs solve the detention dilemma?

| May 04, 2012

EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...

FMCSA offers preview of safety measurement changes

| March 27, 2012

These changes are the first in a series of improvements to the safety measurement system that FMCSA will make up to twice a year.

CSA change will help flatbeds

| March 22, 2012

Flatbed carriers will get some relief on their safety rating under a new change in how securement is weighted in the CSA program.

FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

| February 03, 2012

Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

Cross border program starts, EEOC files suit against carriers, agency urges CSA driver ratings, Icahn buys a percentage of Navistar and more industry news items are featured.

First Mexican carriers pass cross-border audit

Jill Dunn | September 14, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published information on Pre-Authorization Safety Audits for Mexican carriers.

FMCSA: Study shows CSA improves compliance

| September 01, 2011

CSA model enables the agency and its state partners to contact more carriers earlier to correct safety problems.

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