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Suggestions welcome! Do you have ideas on topics you’d like to see us cover in this newsletter? If so, feel free to share them with us at sgarney@scopelitisconsulting.com.

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FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

STC President Dave Osiecki in Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) regarding FMCSA’s decision to double the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor vehicle drivers, from 25% to 50% percent, effective Jan. 1, in response to...

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What the Crash Numbers Say

Despite the best of intentions, CSA has not moved the crash reduction needle. As shown in this table, large truck-involved fatal, injury and PDO crash rates rose substantially between the launch of CSA and 2017, which is the latest year for which finalized crash data...

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A Decade of CSA – What Have We Learned, Part 1?

When FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program initially launched in 2010, it was called CSA-2010. At that time, FMCSA’s four CSA objectives were to: Increase contact with industry through increased efficiencies Maximize FMCSA and State partner...

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