SambaSafety is now incorporating CSA and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) data into its Qorta monitoring platform for fleets. With this, safety managers enjoy information on roadside inspections and violations in near real time, all summarized in carrier and driver scorecards. […]
AUSTIN, Texas – The head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) painted the picture of a federal government friendly to the trucking industry today, as he delivered a broad-ranging address for members of the American Trucking Associations.
TORONTO, ON – Carriers that operate across the border don’t have to fear for their Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) scores if they are not compliant with the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate before the Dec. 18 deadline.
Federal Officials in the United States are confirming that drivers who are cited roadside for non-compliance before April 1, 2018 will be issued a “no points cite” which won’t affect the driver or carrier in the CSA system, reports Heavy Duty Trucking.
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) launches a demonstration project on August 1 that will allow carriers to dispute crash findings applied to collision since June 1.
If those crashes are found to be “not preventable”, individual Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scores could improve.
The program emerges following a study on crash causes, released earlier in July.
The agency will use its DataQs national data correction system to accept Requests for Data Reviews (RDRs) to “evaluate the preventability of certain categories of crashes”.
Vigillo and JJ Keller are joining together to provide a system that identifies unsafe driver behavior and assigns appropriate training to correct the issue.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. regulators are preparing a two-year demonstration program that will help determine which “less complex” crashes should be considered preventable for the purpose of a carrier’s safety rating.
It’s the latest step in an overhaul of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, which scores violations under Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvements Categories (BASICS) including a “crash indicator”.
Carriers have for some time been asking how to remove scores for crashes that they don’t believe are their fault, Joe DeLorenzo
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agency is moving forward on a pilot program aiming to simplify Canadian shipments in-transit through the United States. That is, loads originating in Canada and ending in Canada but travelling via the U.S. en route.
In fact, CBP’s In-Transit Manifest Pilot Program will work to restore the once common in-transit practice that was curtailed by post-9/11 changes to U.S. border security procedures. Nine Canadian carriers involved in the program will be able to use a limited set of data when crossing the border, easing the administrative burden significantly.
According to a notice published in the U.S. Federal Register yesterday, “Test participants will submit electronically an in-transit manifest with a relaxed validation for the value data element and they will not have to provide the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) number.”
BURLINGTON, ON – PeopleNet has selected Vigillo LLC to provide CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) data for its new safety analytics dashboard targeted at improving risky drivers.
Vigillo’s redesigned Carrier Select opt-in web-based application keeps CSA scores visible even after new U.S. legislatioln
SMS data for carrier selection will unduly favor some and penalize others, and should be avoided, says study.
WASHINGTON — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance released its annual updated American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria for 2010.
WASHINGTON, D.C — Since its inception in 1988, Operation Roadcheck — in which officials inspect thousands of trucks across North America over a 72-hour period — has grown into the largest targeted vehicle inspection period on the planet.
WASHINGTON — The trucking industry is bracing for several major announcements in the next couple of days and weeks on hours-of-service changes, EOBRs, and another possible delay of CSA 2010.
ARLINGTON, VA – Imagine a time when safety regulators can automatically gather the information they need about trucks, drivers and carriers without ever stopping a single vehicle.
ARLINGTON, VA – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) CSA safety enforcement program cannot accurately assess the safety of small carriers, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in its recent review.