October 8, 2015 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a report on Oct 8 that finds that “the amount of data used in the agency’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) is clearly sufficient to allow FMCSA to identify high-risk truck and bus companies.”
Tags: FMCSA, CSA, SMS
September 24, 2014 - Product News
An FMCSA representative offers a guide to the changes in the website that hosts and displays safety information under the government's Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program plus a rules update at TMW's annual user conference.
Tags: FMCSA, Compliance, SMS, CSA, TMW Systems, Hours of Service, Regulations
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
A group of brokers and other trucking interests have added to the call for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove CSA safety scores from public view. In a September 17 letter, the Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation and nine other groups asked Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to draw a curtain over the scores.
Tags: FMCSA, CSA, SMS, Brokers
July 24, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is implementing a number of changes designed to improve the Safety Measurement System website, some in response to industry feedback.
Tags: FMCSA, CSA, SMS, Regulations
April 15, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a date of April 29 and 30 has been set for the next meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's Compliance, Safety, Accountability subcommittee in Arlington, Va.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, CSA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Safety & Compliance, SMS, MCSAC
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claims a new study confirms its Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program is more effective at identifying commercial bus and truck companies of all sizes for targeted enforcement than the system it replaced.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, ATA, Research, CSA, GAO, SMS
December 20, 2013 - Industry News
The website has come under fire by some trucking groups over what they believe are misrepresentations on the site when it comes to safety records and actual carrier performance.
Tags: FMCSA, Safety & Compliance, SMS
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is moving to fix a longtime problem in its CSA safety enforcement system. The agency is asking for comments on a plan to start including in its CSA database the results of court rulings on carrier challenges of roadside inspection citations.
Tags: FMCSA, CSA, Safety & Compliance, SMS
November 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is test-driving an improved version of its Safety Measurement System website.
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