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How Smaller Fleets Can Better Deal with CSA

Posted on the 30 May 2012 by Easytracgps @EasyTracGPS

Software can level this playing field

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin.’s (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) safety-scoring system is leading owners and managers of truck fleets of all sizes to rethink every aspect of their operations that has bearing on highway and driver safety.

But the larger a fleet is, the more resources it can readily draw on to take on the challenges of CSA. On the other hand, according to Nick Goodell, general manager— trucking & transportation, for Compli, a web-based provider of safety, HR & compliance- management systems, for small- to medium-sized fleets dealing with CSA can “often be overwhelming, especially with CSA changes and updates seemingly occurring on a daily basis.”

Regarding the complexity, Goodell points to the latest CSA modifications that include significant changes to the BASIC categories; weighting changes for individual violations based on updated crash predictors, and terminology that more openly reflects the available data and moves towards a better coordination with roadside enforcement.

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