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    Demo allows challenges to U.S. crash findings

    July 31, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) launches a demonstration project on August 1 that will allow carriers to dispute crash findings applied to collision since June 1.

    If those crashes are found to be “not preventable”, individual Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scores could improve.

    The program emerges following a study on crash causes, released earlier in July.

    The agency will use its DataQs national data correction system to accept Requests for Data Reviews (RDRs) to “evaluate the preventability of certain categories of crashes”.

  • Study: Two BASICs Do Not Corrolate to Crashes

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute has found that as a driver’s fitness record improves, a carrier’s crash rate goes up.