Government, Safety

FMCSA Decides to Heed Advice of CSA Panel, Baffling Some Truckers

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A decision by federal trucking regulators to adopt sweeping recommendations of an elite academic panel’s study assessing the way truckers are safety-rated has been mostly well received by the industry; yet some truckers admit they are a bit baffled by the complex “item response theory,” or IRT, approach to revamp the federal Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017