CSA announces a new OOS brake violation. This violation will be based on brake issues cited in prior inspections. Check your brakes every time you stop. April 12, 2017 FMCSA Adds Violation to the SMS, Updates SMS Website New Brakes Out-of-Service Violation The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is committed to continually updating the Safety Measurement
‘FMCSA withdrawing Safety Fitness Determination will propose new NPR’ by Donald Jerrell Today, the rule. The FMCSA previously announced that instead of moving to a final rule, FMCSA will publish a notice in their Federal Register withdrawing their Safety Fitness Determination proposed a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking would be the next step in the process.
CSA Warning Letters: Tips to Know When it comes to informing a motor carrier that they have violated FMCSA regulations warning letters are often the first step in the intervention process. The FMCSA sends warning letters to motor carriers whose safety performance data indicates they are not complying with applicable regulations. Below are some tips
New FMCSA Investigative Techniques by Donald Jerrell The FMCSA recently announced that they are changing their process for performing compliance reviews. Specifically they referred to expanded interviews with members within the organization. Truth is – they have been doing this for a while, but recently completed all of the training and therefore made the announcement. Does this
Employers reminded to post injury and illness summaries through April; electronic filing not required until July OSHA reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2016. The summary must be displayed from February through April in a common area where notices to