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    FMCSA to study how to determine crash fault

    July 8, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. regulators are preparing a two-year demonstration program that will help determine which “less complex” crashes should be considered preventable for the purpose of a carrier’s safety rating.

    It’s the latest step in an overhaul of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, which scores violations under Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvements Categories (BASICS) including a “crash indicator”.

    Carriers have for some time been asking how to remove scores for crashes that they don’t believe are their fault, Joe DeLorenzo