Unsafe Driving Basic

Prompt updates to fleet data can help scores

Use the MCS-150 form to update annual vehicle-miles-traveled and total power unit data for your fleet, measurements you have control over and which figure in Unsafe Driving and Crash Indicator BASIC measures.

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CSA Proof Your Rig

Pack the right parts and inspect your truck diligently to avoid time-consuming, costly inspections.

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FMCSA adds high-severity phone use violations to CSA

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

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FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

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

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LogBook

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.

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FMCSA: Study shows CSA improves compliance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Aug. 31 announced an independent evaluation of the agency’s Compliance Safety Accountability program’s operational model test that confirms CSA substantially improves the agency’s enforcement and compliance model.

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CSA and Safety Scores

Your driving record carries more weight than ever under CSA. Learn how to access your data, understand it and use it to your advantage.

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Exposed

A new program sheds intense light on driver crash and inspection records. For good drivers, safety equals bargaining power for pay.

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Feature Article: Safety's new teeth

Carriers in pilot test states reveal what’s coming under the far-reaching CSA 2010 safety crackdown.

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Feature Article: Feeling the heat

As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program goes live nationwide in July, it will increase the agency’s attention to owner-operator safety.

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