Topic : CSA

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National Academies of Sciences to lead CSA effectiveness study

Motorcoach| March 8, 2016

Will examine the accuracy with which the BASIC safety measures used in the CSA and the Safety Management System identify high risk carriers and predict or are correlated with future crash risk or other safety indicators for motor carriers. 

Motorcoach industry touts FAST Act victory

Motorcoach| December 8, 2015

Both the UMA and the ABA thanked its members as well as staff who work on governmental affairs and legislation, with FAST Act highlights including taking a look at improving the CSA system and the maintaining of the charter bus rule .

Motorcoach| March 26, 2015

UMA operators hold 418 appointments during 'Capitol Hill Days'

In their meetings, UMA members shared information about their own businesses and rallied for backing of three critical needs: opposition of FMCSA's proposal to raise the Federal financial responsibility limits, support of Rep. Barletta's proposal  to remove CSA scores from public view until the data used to calculate the score can be improved, and support to preserve the current charter service rule.

Motorcoach| March 19, 2015

FMCSA rolls out new safety data app for motorcoach

Called “QCMobile,” the new app is expected to be a particularly valuable tool for state and federal law enforcement personnel, as well as insurers, brokers, freight-forwarders, and others interested in reviewing the U.S. DOT registration and safety performance information of motor carriers.

Security and Safety | January 22, 2015

Lytx announces record growth in 2014

The company's DriveCam Program and RAIR Compliance Services is the only comprehensive solution that enables fleets to both reduce collision, fuel and maintenance costs resulting in an average six month payback, and improve all seven BASICs of a fleet’s CSA score by effectively changing driving and compliance behavior.

Government Issues| February 7, 2014

FMCSA: Study validates SMS' effectiveness

The component of the agency’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program was launched in 2010 to identify and prioritize motor carriers posing the highest threat to public safety for enforcement interventions.
Motorcoach| December 3, 2012

FMCSA updates Safety Measurement System

The changes, developed over several months with feedback from the public and stakeholders throughout the industry, will enhance the agency’s ability to identify and take action against trucks and buses with safety and compliance concerns.
Motorcoach| September 13, 2012

Feds hold hearing on motorcoach safety program

The Highways and Transit Subcommittee received testimony from the FMCSA, the trucking and bus industry, law enforcement officials, and safety advocates on the CSA program.
Motorcoach| August 24, 2012

FMCSA updates bus, truck safety enforcement program

The final Compliance Safety Accountability program changes will provide FMCSA with more precise information when assessing a company’s over-the-road safety performance.
Motorcoach| May 27, 2011

FMCSA, partners conduct more surprise bus inspections

The strike force issued out-of-service citations to 127 drivers and 315 vehicles during the unannounced inspections that took place during the first two weeks in May.

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