Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

How To Upgrade Your Motor Carrier Safety Rating

There’s no way to know when a truck accident might happen. But if I am a broker or a shipper, I am going to do best to select truckers that are the safest and most reliable. I don’t want my goods damaged in an accident. In this world of ever expanding liability, I don’t want […]

What Requests For Data Review Do You File?

Under the Comprehensive Safety Analysis system (CSA), motor carriers must constantly monitor their Safety Management System (SMS) scores. Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category (BASIC) violations impact these scores. At the American Trucking Association Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel, Beth Thomas of Fed Ex shared the strategy that her company is using to challenge violations that law enforcement is writing against Fed Ex and its drivers . . .