These changes are the first in a series of improvements to the safety measurement system that FMCSA will make up to twice a year.
Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.
Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.
CSA model enables the agency and its state partners to contact more carriers earlier to correct safety problems.
The agency is seeking increased regulatory authority over drivers via the next highway reauthorization bill, GAO says.
Below, a new vid below from my reporting on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. But first, a note about the storms that ripped through the Southeast yesterday, with a particularly large tornado moving straight through ...
I finally got the the opportunity to meet Boonville, Ind.-based driver Ed Webb (pictured) in person yesterday afternoon at the newly reopened downtown TA here in Nashville (speaking of which, Aaron Tippen's performing tomorrow morning ...
The warning letter provides instructions for accessing motor carrier safety data in the Safety Measurement System.
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