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Independent review team tells FMCSA it needs to revamp CSA program

The committee’s main recommendation to the agency is to hurry the long-awaited Safety Fitness Determination rule to implementation, as it is expected to help better sync CSA scores with crash ...

Senate introduces bill to create carrier hiring standards, diminish CSA’s role for shippers/brokers

Following its introduction in the U.S. House earlier this year, two Republican Senators introduced last week in Congress’ upper chamber the Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act, a bill aimed ...

FMCSA safety chief admits lack of crash weighting in CSA unfair to trucking co.’s, doesn’t offer fix

Echoing trucking industry concerns since the program's inception in 2010, one of the FMCSA's top officials this week said the agency knows that penalizing carriers for crashes that were not ...
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CSA roundup: Changes coming to safety program, analyst says; ‘We just want scores to make sense,’ says TCA rep

A “sea change in CSA” is coming in the next few years, ATRI's Dan Murray told attendees at a recent TCA conference. Also, encouragement to make your voice known on ...

FMCSA continues to push third-party use of CSA scores with release of smartphone app

Despite the trucking industry’s concerns over the quality, quantity and consistency of the data used to form the SMS rankings, the agency markets the app as one that could be ...

FMCSA denied motion to dismiss lawsuit against CSA, due process concerns

The lawsuit against FMCSA takes aim at the data it uses to feed CSA's carrier rankings, driver pre-employment screening reports and more.

House introduces bill to clarify CSA ratings’ role in hiring carriers

Five Republicans in the U.S. House have introduced a bill that would remove carrier rankings in the DOT’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability from public view until FMCSA implements its long-awaited Safety ...

Comment deadline extended for agency’s crash accountability study

FMCSA issued the report Jan. 27, in which it concluded that crash accountability in CSA would not affect percentile rankings and would be too complicated to do. It has now ...