The new report, from ATRI, stresses that the different priorities and violation issuance rates across states dramatically undermine the uniformity of CSA.
During the 72-hour Roadcheck program, in operation now for more than two decades, a motor carrier is three times more likely than usual to see one of its trucks/drivers inspected in the U.S. and Canada.
As the MCSAC's CSA Subcommittee finalized recommendations for program changes in D.C., debate continued over the public display of carrier CSA scores. In early poll results, 70 percent of Overdrive readers favor score removal.
Full implementation of the Safety Fitness Determination rule, which would replace the current safety-rating system, could follow two years after a hoped-for September proposal. More news from MCSAC's CSA Subcommittee meeting...
FMCSA has reinstated informal hearings as an additional way to contest enforcement cases, and this time the option is available nationwide.
Three separate out-of-service orders were issued to two companies and one driver declared imminent hazards to public safety.
Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.
Readers offer further examples of multiple violations written that stem from one root cause, known as "stacking" and discouraged at the federal level.
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