CSA Data Trail

CSA is ‘unreliable’ and here’s why – and what to tell customers, says ATA

Trucking continues to question the accuracy and application of data at the heart of the federal government’s regulatory program, and a powerful political voice for the industry has issued a white paper that spells out ...

CSA is a ‘whim,’ ‘abandonment of duty’ by regulator, transport law expert says

(EDITOR’s NOTE: This is Part 1 of a series on CSA, based on several presentations, discussion and follow-up from the recent American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition. In Part 2, FMCSA explains changes to ...

Risk & Reward: How CSA’s data shows discrimination toward small carriers

EDITOR’S NOTE: Working with CCJ and Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly Business Media’s RigDig Business Intelligence unit, we analyzed inspection and scoring data at the end of the Compliance Safety Accountability program’s second year since going live in December 2010. Here we ...

Infographic: Small Fleets loom large on inspectors’ radar

Risk & Reward: Industry, FMCSA at odds over CSA

NOTE: Working with CCJ and Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly Business Media’s RigDig Business Intelligence unit, we analyzed inspection and scoring data at the end of the Compliance Safety Accountability program’s second year since going live in December 2010. Here we report ...

Michio Kaku to Discuss the Future of Transportation and the Nation’s Infrastructure at CCJ Spring Symposium

Michio Kaku will give the keynote address as part of the CCJ Spring Symposium held at the Franklin Cool Springs Marriott May 19-21, 2014.  Dr. Michio Kaku a renowned author, professor and theoretical physicist, will discuss the future of transportation and the nation's infrastructure.  Other symposium topics include driver recruiting best practices, an update from Washington, a discussion on global trucking conditions and breakout session on upgrading to ELDs and moving to automated manual transmissions. A full registration includes all sessions, 2-nights hotel, meals and golf or spa.  For more information visit www.ccjspring.com

CSA’s crash flaw: Enforcement, accident rates do not mesh

The largest truck fleets show crash rates well above that of one-truck carriers, yet the megafleet trucks and drivers are inspected at only a fourth of the rate of the single-truck operations, according to Commercial ...

Crackdown: FMCSA’s putting extra muscle into shutting down truck fleets

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been on a tear over the last year with the issuance of imminent-hazard out-of-service orders. FMCSA statistics show a nearly fivefold increase – 10 to 48 – in ...

Risk & Reward: CSA data shows independents at risk

EDITOR’S NOTE: Working with CCJ and Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly Business Media’s RigDig Business Intelligence unit, we analyzed inspection and scoring data at the end of the Compliance Safety Accountability program’s second year since going live in December 2010. Here we ...

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