Items Tagged with 'Compliance, Safety, Accountability'

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FMCSA scraps proposed changes to Safety Measurement System

Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn proposed changes to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program and removed them from its Safety Measurement System website as part of a larger planned overhaul, according to a notice published in the July 16 Federal Register.
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Electronic logging devices mandate, hours of service top truckers’ list of concerns: survey

Las Vegas – A federal requirement to use electronic logging devices in place of paper logs to record hours of service is the top issue affecting motor carriers, commercial motor vehicle drivers and other industry stakeholders, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Arlington, VA-based American Transportation Research Institute (the research arm of the American Trucking Associations).
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Truck, bus coalition wants FMCSA to pull safety scores

Arlington, VA – A coalition of transportation groups is asking the Department of Transportation to direct the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove motor carrier safety scores from public view, saying research has shown the data is unreliable.
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CSA: Three years in

Recent reports examine how the federal bus, truck rating system assigns safety scores
Is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program as effective as the agency believes it is? Recent reports have come to conflicting conclusions.
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