Post-ELD mandate crash data a knock on hours regs, too
Post-ELD mandate crash data is offering even more insight into hours-of-service regulations and their impact on trucking. Get details here on Overdrive Online.
February 7, 2019
Next steps for CSA — scores behind the curtain or not?
Will the FMCSA press forward with CSA SMS changes to bring scores back to public view or allow the SMS to remain a “half-baked solution sitting in the dark”? For the ASECTT group, there could be a third way forward for the agency…
July 6, 2017
High driver turnover correlated with higher OOS, crash volumes and CSA scores
Data firm Vigillo found a close correlation between high turnover and generally more negative carrier numbers in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s compliance rating program. Also: FAST Act CSA requirements update — suggested CSA changes expected late Spring/early Summer.
February 28, 2017
Private CSA data firm Vigillo acquired by driver scoring company
SambaSafety says the acquisition will combine its driver MVR monitoring with Vigillo’s CSA violations and crash monitoring to help fleets manage and track driver performance.
February 28, 2017
Electronic Logging Devices
ELDs: Owner-operators have some decisions to make
Considerations in just when and how to move to ELDs were in the foreground Thursday at GATS. More may find themselves obligated to make a change, even if OOIDA’s ELD lawsuit is successful, in the end, as more shippers/brokers require ELD use.
August 26, 2016
Data-mining firm: Safety rating rule not much of an improvement over current system
A new analysis by the CSA data-mining firm Vigillo concludes the SFD’s roadside-data-only methodology to determine an unfit carrier is ineffective “in identifying a significant number of riskier carriers based on the data alone.”
May 23, 2016
CSA scores pulled behind the curtain — what’s next?
Following FMCSA’s pull of the CSA SMS from public view, some signs that the CSA bell will continue to ring in carrier selection processes from brokers and shippers in the “private CSA world.” Some reader views, too, on FMCSA’s next move.
December 7, 2015
New private system aims at CSA’s problems
As Congress considers halting CSA scoring, Vigillo touts new "Just" program as providing a "true picture"' of fleet compliance, safety, and accountability.
October 26, 2015
Carriers’ crystal ball: John Christner Trucking gains from ‘big data’
Christner uses Athena, a new product from Vigillo, the industry’s leader in CSA data analysis. Athena uses a broad range of data, from driver-generated and CSA-related to information from areas such as weather reports and population density stats.
July 1, 2014
Who’s keeping score: Carrier use of driver-ranking tools
The final installment in our investigation of third-party driver-scorecard services details carrier practices using the tools to rank current and/or prospective drivers in the perspective of CSA.
February 15, 2013
Who’s keeping score: CSA ranking tool for drivers
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.
February 13, 2013
Changes to violation weighting, more posted this weekend
Among changes taking place this week are the introduction of a new hazmat-specific BASIC and adjustments in various violation weights.
December 3, 2012
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