The Future of CSA Scores

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What the National Academies of Sciences CSA Recommendations Will Mean

The ability of the CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) scoring system to accurately portray the crash risk of each individual motor carrier is still in question, which has become of paramount importance to the trucking industry as more and more people — bankers, insurers, shippers, plaintiff’s attorneys, to name a few — are looking to CSA as the final word on the safety of the fleet.

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Trucking Industry Safety Issues [Podcast]

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HireRight’s second quarterly podcast is focused on Trucking Industry Safety Issues. Rob Abbott, Vice President of Safety Policy for the American Trucking Associations will discuss the following four issues: Hours-of-Service Compliance Safety and Accountability (CSA) Electronic Logging Devices Entry Level Driver Training For more in-depth coverage on upcoming regulatory issues, register to attend HireRight Transportation Regulatory […]

FMCSA Adds New Data to Pre-Employment Screening Program

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In 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was mandated by Congress to begin providing individual driver performance records from its Motor Carrier Management Information System via the Pre-employment Screening Program (PSP). The PSP provides up to three years of valuable roadside inspections data and five years of DOT-recordable accident data.  On February 28, 2011, […]

Driver Monitoring Marks Future Trend for Transportation Industry

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With the new carrier rating system under Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010, it is more important than ever for carriers to regularly monitor the performance of their drivers. While ratings for individual drivers are not yet being implemented under CSA, every violation by every driver negatively impacts the carrier’s BASIC rating. Although drivers are required […]

New Transportation Compliance and Regulatory Developments

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The big news on the regulatory front in the Transportation Industry is the Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA 2010), which is currently in a pilot program and will go into effect nationwide this summer. As an employment screening provider endorsed by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), HireRight works closely with the ATA and the Federal Motor Carrier […]