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 ...
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 ...
These changes are the first in a series of improvements to the safety measurement system that FMCSA will make up to twice a year.
Flatbed carriers will get some relief on their safety rating under a new change in how securement is weighted in the CSA program.
Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.
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.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published information on Pre-Authorization Safety Audits for Mexican carriers.
CSA model enables the agency and its state partners to contact more carriers earlier to correct safety problems.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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