Regulations

Crashes and interventions: The fault handicap

| May 01, 2013

FMCSA may be a long way from accounting for crash fault in the CSA Safety Measurement System. In the meantime, questions about the system's effectiveness loom large with analysis of crash rates.

Delving into CSA data shows enforcement irregularities

| May 01, 2013

Overdrive is excited to launch the expanded CSA's Data Trail website, which is dedicated to empowering trucking professionals with data and analysis of how CSA affects their businesses.

DOT orders N.C. driver to cease operation after hitting, killing child

| April 29, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered that Johnny Allen Spell — a driver licensed in the state of North Carolina — cease commercial vehicle operation, deeming him an "imminent hazard to public safety." Last ...

CDL holders no longer have to report out-of-state traffic violations

| April 26, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced this week that it has finalized amended rules for commercial driver's licenses, removing the requirement of CDL holders to notify their home state — the state that issuing ...

Four ‘chameleon’ trucking companies ordered to shut down

| April 25, 2013

The four companies were using the same trucks, drivers and managers yet operating under four different names.

How to DataQ: 9 tips

| April 23, 2013

Indiana State Police DataQs coordinator Michael Wilson shared these at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance workshop April 22, 2013.

FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

| April 23, 2013

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

CSA priorities include addressing concerns of small carriers, crash accountability, agency says

| April 22, 2013

FMCSA also announced plans to launch a new version of the DataQs website for challenging inspection violations and crash assignments as early as the coming weekend.

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