FMCSA on target with CSA 2010 schedule

WASHINGTON — America’s top trucking rule maker says it’s on track to meet its regulatory targets this year.

According to the Journal of Commerce, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will meet the first phase of the regulation this fall for CSA 2010 after the new standards were delayed several months from their original July 1, deadline.

FMCSA administrator Anne S. Ferro told the publication that full implementation of the regulations, data systems and enforcement processes scheduled for next year.

“You achieve radical change in increments, not all at once,” Ferro said at the freight transportation policy forum organized by the National Industrial Transportation League.

CSA, which will overhaul the industry’s safety fitness regime and base ratings on all roadside inspection and crash data, was supposed to take effect this summer, but the agency delayed the rule to give carriers more to prepare and to fix several flaws.

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