What CSA 2010 & The Managing of Risk Will Mean to Your Company

Shipping your goods over the nation’s highways just got a whole lot more complicated. Why?

Compliance Safety Accountability 2010 (CSA 2010), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), together with state partners and industry will work to further reduce commercial vehicle (CMV) crashes, fatalities, and injuries on our Nation’s highways.

CSA 2010 is a fundamental change in reporting of safety, compliance, vehicle, driver and regulatory violations. The FMCSA’s SAFESTAT reporting algorithm was the standard in deciding what a negligent carrier was and who was performing at their best. Now with the roll out of CSA 2010 the game has changed. SAFESTAT was a culmination of driver scores 74 or below was a satisfactory carrier, Vehicle scores would be the culmination again of 74 or below being satisfactory anything higher is unsatisfactory.

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