28 Jun '17, 7pm

ABA Supports NAS Findings on FMCSA Crash-risk System. Looks forward to working with @FMCSA improving system.

The American Bus Association supports the findings made by the National Academy of Sciences in their Congressionally mandated report titled “Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement.” The report details how the U.S. DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) should overhaul its Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) carrier rating system to make it more fair and accurate in its assessment of motor carriers’ safety risk. "We agree with many of the findings of this long-awaited report," said Peter Pantuso, CTIS, president & CEO of ABA. "This (CSA) program as a whole is a valuable tool, but as we have repeatedly noted, one in need of improvement." The study, required by the FAST Act, evaluates the Safety Measurement System (SMS) that FMCSA uses to pick out motor carriers, both passenger and property carriers, it judges as at greater risk of being involved i...

Full article: https://www.buses.org/news/article/aba-supports-nas-findi...

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