May 27, 2015

Crash treatment in CSA ‘not fair,’ says FMCSA’s safety head, says agency wants to fix

Editor’s Note: The GAO report, Federal Motor Carrier Safety: Modifying the Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program Would Improve the Ability to Identify High Risk Carriers, is available here.

From: Overdrive

The lack of crash accountability or crash weighting in the DOT’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program is unfair to carriers, said one of the FMCSA’s top dogs at Overdrive sister publication CCJ’s Spring Symposium this week in Birmingham, Ala.


The looming Safety Fitness Determination rule also includes an adjudication process similar to CSA’s already exisiting DataQs system. The rule is currently under review by the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, he said. “Hopefully it will go on to the OMB very, very soon,” he said.

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