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...
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...
Is FMCSA’s Beyond Compliance Program Beyond Its “Sell By” Date?
In the latest installment of the Beyond Compliance saga that began in 2010 with the implementation of the CSA program, FMCSA recently asked stakeholders to review and comment on its...
Technical Schmechnical – O/O’s Are Being Trapped by Technicality
On January 6, 2020, FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse arrived, sort of. While technical challenges defined its first couple weeks in existence, there’s a fair amount of user error or...
Did You Know?
FMCSA recently revised the total number of CDL holders to 3.47 million
FMCSA recently revised the total number of CDL holders to 3.47 million. These are drivers working for carriers with an active DOT# (in 2018). This is a downward revision from...
Utah recently joined the chorus of State Licensing Agencies offering carriers an electronic notification system
Another State, Utah, recently joined the chorus of State Licensing Agencies offering carriers an electronic notification system to help carriers keep tabs on their drivers. Once per month, enrolled motor...
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In the News
STC in the News: FMCSA raises random drug test rate as start of clearinghouse nears
STC President Dave Osiecki in FleetOwner on The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is doubling the minimum annual percentage rate for random tests of truck drivers for controlled substances....
STC in the News: 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...
STC Training Webinar: DOT Audits in an ELD World - What Carriers Need to Know to Pass an ELD Records Audit
ELDs have changed hours of service compliance for drivers and fleets, AND they’ve changed the way the government audits driver and carrier records. This new training webinar covers the ins...