The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed some significant changes to its Safety Measurement System, which is how it prioritizes motor carriers for enforcement. What will those potential changes mean to trucking companies?
This episode is sponsored by Scraper Systems.
In this episode of HDT Talks Trucking, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge joins Brandon Wiseman of Trucksafe Consulting to discuss FMCSA’s recently processed changes to the SMS. Has the FMCSA fixed the problems in how it measures motor carrier safety? We’ll see. HDT dives into the five changes all carriers should know about.
⏱ Timestamps & Topics
1:29 History of FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System
2:49 Why regulated motor carriers should pay attention to the FMCSA SMS
4:40 First potential change to the SMS: Reorganizing the safety measurement categories
8:18 Second change: Consolidating and reorganizing violations
10:08 Third change: Simplified violations severity weights
12:45 Fourth change: Comparing through propionate percentiles
16:25 Fifth change: Intervention thresholds
FMCSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:
Learn More About How FMCSA Prioritizes Motor Carriers:
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