White papers and articles related to truck drivers and the trucking industry.
Preparing For CSA 2010: Carrier Considerations
The Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) is preparing to launch the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010), a new safety inspection program designed to improve road safety by increasing FMCSA efficiency in collecting and utilizing inspection data to identify high-risk carriers and drivers. This white paper will provide an overview of the key factors motor carriers need to know and suggestions on how to achieve the ideal Carrier Safety Measurement System (CSMS) ratings to avoid FMCSA interventions and fines.
CSA 2010: The Driver Impact
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is in the process of implementing a revised safety inspection program designed to improve road safety by identifying high-risk carriers and drivers.This paper will review the key points of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010) and offer some suggestions on how you can prepare for continued success in a changing industry.
Compliance, Safety, and Accountability: Be Accountable for Your Score
The DataQs system was made available in February 2004 as a way to challenge data maintained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System, but since the launch of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, and Accountability program (formerly CSA 2010), the questions and answers surrounding efficient and appropriate use of DataQs as part of a carrier’s safety program has become a seemingly unsolvable maze. This paper will address some of the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding DataQs, including what can and cannot be challenged through the system, state vs. federal review policies, and how court rulings apply to the challenge process.