Government, Safety

Audit of FMCSA’s Revamp of CSA Underway

U.S. DOT inspector John Miller/AP

The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General has begun a congressionally mandated audit of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s “corrective action plan” intended to revamp the agency’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program methodology.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2018
Technology, Opinion

Opinion: FMCSA Should Accept NAS Recommendations for CSA

Vigillo President Steve Bryan reviews each of the four categories in a recent report that outlines recommendations to reform the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

Steve Bryan | President, Vigillo
August 4, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Improving Timeline for Investigating High-Risk Carriers, IG Audit Says

CSA inspection Oklahoma Highway Patrol

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration investigators are conducting more timely compliance reviews of high-risk motor carriers, but the agency faces challenges in ensuring that the reviews adequately address fleets’ safety performance, according to a new audit from the Department of Transportation inspector general.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2017
Government, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of July 31: 'Super Bowl of Safety'

pre-trip inspection John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Safety isn't sexy. When it comes to safe driving for the nation's truckers, though, at least there's the National Truck Driving Championships, where safety is prerequisite No. 1 in order to demonstrate your skills. Hopefully someday Congress will take note. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2017

FMCSA Quick to Remove CSA Scores From Public View

Only minutes after President Obama signed the highway transportation bill Dec. 4, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration pulled from public view much of the agency’s information on property motor carriers’ Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 4, 2015