Transport Topics Online
The Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation
Welcome  Guest  Log In         
6/12/2012 3:20:00 PM Write a Letter to the Editor Write a letter to the Editor

ATA Calls on FMCSA to Release Study Used for CSA Scoring

American Trucking Associations on Tuesday asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to release a study that was used to develop the scoring system for its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

ATA said the study, which deals with the connection between violations and crash risk, was cited by FMCSA as a component in the development of the severity weights for various violations under CSA.

“As a regulated industry, trucking has a right and a need to know how the system we operate under was crafted,” ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said in a statement. “FMCSA has an obligation to release this study so that the industry, and other stakeholders, may evaluate CSA and offer substantive proposals to improve it.”

ATA also recently called on the FMCSA to release a separate study on crash accountability.

By Transport Topics

Follow Transport Topics on Subscribe to get up to the minute news briefs and more from our feeds. RSS Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook

© 2012, Transport Topics Publishing Group. All rights reserved.


  RELATED ARTICLES

 
LATEST NEWS



 
LATEST JOBS
Follow Us

Newsletters

TTExpress
This free daily newsletter delivers the latest headlines.

TT Executive Suite
This subscriber-only newsletter program tailors your news.

Services

Advertising




© American Trucking Associations, Inc., All Rights Reserved TTNews.com Privacy Statement