Government, Business, Safety

Crash Not Your Fault? FMCSA Says Soon It Won't Hurt Your CSA Score

Flashing police lights Beginning in August, eight types of crashes can be classified as “not preventable.” (Getty Images)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Beginning in August, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to make permanent a demonstration program that allows truck crashes in which the driver was not at fault to be listed as “not preventable” in Compliance, Safety, Accountability program scores.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2019
Government, Business

Complex Proposed CSA Replacement May Take Time to Decipher

Marten trucks on the road John Sommers II for Transport Topics

A possible replacement for the much-maligned Compliance, Safety, Accountability framework the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration uses to measure motor carriers’ safety performance has been recommended by an elite panel of academics, but its complexity may prove challenging to the trucking industry, experts said.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Some Carriers Worry How Proposed Safety Scoring Could Affect Them

John Sommers II for TT

While a recent public meeting hosted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration gave motor carriers a chance to vent on a possible plan that could modify the way the agency assesses the safety of the nation’s truckers, the meeting seemed to leave some of them uneasy over what the plan could portend for the future.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA to Host Sept. 8 Stakeholders Meeting on CSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a public meeting on Sept. 8 where industry stakeholders will be able to share their views for improving a safety performance scoring program for carriers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2017