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FMCSA Defends Crash Data as ‘Clearly Sufficient’
FMCSA Defends Crash Data as ‘Clearly Sufficient’

October 8, 2015
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...

House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers
House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers

March 2, 2015
Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) that would create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers.

ATA Sticks to Fuel-Tax Hike as Best Trust Fund Fix
ATA Sticks to Fuel-Tax Hike as Best Trust Fund Fix

April 24, 2015
The American Trucking Associations remains committed to seeing a surface transportation package passed this year that will ensure a long-term fix for the...

Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question
Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question

July 6, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen explains why even with a mandated report recommending reform, trucking should not expect any quick...

FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting
FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting

March 23, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced on March 23 that it is scrapping its proposed rule on a revised methodology for issuing safety fitness...

FMCSA’s Darling: CSA Study in the Works
FMCSA’s Darling: CSA Study in the Works

January 20, 2016
The acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration told a Senate panel that the mandated study of the effectiveness of the agency’s...

Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal
Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

February 21, 2017
A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier...

Safety Profiles No Easy Fix
Safety Profiles No Easy Fix

January 15, 2016
Technology can help, but polishing a safety profile will always be about improving driver behavior and equipment maintenance.

How CSA Compliance Can Benefit Fleets and Drivers
How CSA Compliance Can Benefit Fleets and Drivers

October 14, 2015
Thanks to a combination of government regulations and market pressures, operating trucks safely has never been more mutually beneficial to fleets and drivers.

FMCSA Removes CSA Data from Public View
FMCSA Removes CSA Data from Public View

December 4, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that, as of Dec. 4, it has removed "much of" the CSA data that had previously been visible to...

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