In trying to push FMCSA to act on crash accountability and CSA scoring, ATA says that studies show most accidents involving trucks are not the fault of the driver or carrier.
Drivers, responding to an FMCSA study that some interpreted as backing up what they have been saying for years, showed unity around the call for more berth-use flexibility to improve safety,
The Vigillo Roadside Resume tool is marketed directly to drivers and approximates driver CSA BASIC rankings. Learn how to access the system, as well as get a handle on its limitations, in this story.
The session will take place Friday, March 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in room C101 at the Louisville convention center. No registration is required. Webcast details are forthcoming.
FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.
Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.
The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's 10-member CSA subcommittee issued recommendations with no small amount of dissent on the issues of crash fault and CSA scores' public display.
While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.
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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