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Taking care of defects: making use of electronic DVIRs

Based on the number of CSA maintenance violations, the DVIR process has room for improvement. Over the past 24 months, 51 percent of CSA violations are maintenance related.

Digitizing compliance: going paperless to manage big data

Managing CSA, hours of service and other data has largely become a digital exercise due to the ever-increasing need to use information, not paper, to stay in compliance and to ...

Two FMCSA listening sessions scheduled for April on ‘beyond compliance’ incentives for carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced this week it will hold two more public listening sessions to try to gather information from the trucking industry on the potential benefits ...

FMCSA’s Safety Fitness Determination proposal under fire again, coalition asks Congress to halt rule

A group of 35 transportation-related organizations sent a letter earlier this month to lawmakers urging them to stop the DOT's Safety Fitness Determination proposed rulemaking from moving forward until all ...

FMCSA changing ‘high risk carrier’ definition

The agency will now deem carriers high risk if they have a ranking of 90th percentile or higher in two or more of the Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories ...

PeopleNet showcases video intelligence, safety dashboard at TCA conference

During the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) 2016 annual convention, PeopleNet showcased a new option in its fleet mobility platform called the Video Intelligence Solution.

Portions of CSA’s carrier ranking system return to public view

As it promised last month, FMCSA has updated the online portal of its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program to bring back to public view the inspection and violation data underpinning the ...

DOT grants carriers 60 more days to comment on rule to revamp carrier rating system

The rule would replace the current three-tier rating system of “Satisfactory, Conditional and Unsatisfactory” for motor carriers with a single determination of “Unfit.” An Unfit determination would require the carrier ...

Trucking coalition reiterates: FMCSA’s issuance of Safety Fitness rule violates federal law

The ad hoc coalition of motor carrier groups is urging Congress to act on what it sees is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s violation of provisions in the FAST ...

FMCSA put the cart before the horse with SFD proposal, carriers again at risk of unfair ratings

Now that FMCSA finally published its Carrier Safety Fitness Determination rule proposal last month, the question remains: Is CSA data accurate enough to assign a carrier a safety rating?

Second FMCSA ‘Beyond Compliance’ listening session to be held Sunday

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold the second of two public listening sessions Sunday, Jan. 31 to discuss a potential “beyond compliance” program for the trucking industry.

Proposed DOT rule to reform carrier rating system published, comment period opens

FMCSA has published a proposed rule that would reform the way it rates carriers and determines their overall safety fitness to operate, and the agency is accepting public comment on ...