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DSMS Methodology Version 3.0.5

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DSMS Methodology Version 3.0.5 Version 3.0.5 of the SMS includes violation updates to improve the consistency of roadside inspection data in our systems. These updates took effect in the SMS with the September 25, 2015 snapshot. September 2015
Overview of FMCSA’s SMS Display Enhancements and New Adjudicated Citations Policy: Webinar Slides, August 2014

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Overview of FMCSA’s SMS Display Enhancements and New Adjudicated Citations Policy: Webinar Slides, August 2014 The webinar provided FMCSA public and industry partners with information about the final enhancements to the display of information on the SMSpublic website and outlined changes to the Agency’s MCMIS being implemented to improve uniformity in inspection violation data. June 2014
The Carrier Safety Measurement System (CSMS) Effectiveness Test by Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs), January 2014

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The Carrier Safety Measurement System (CSMS) Effectiveness Test by Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs), January 2014 The report, the CSMS Effectiveness Test by BASICs, confirms that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) is more effective at identifying commercial bus and truck companies of all sizes for targeted enforcement than the system it replaced. The study was peer-reviewed by independent experts. February 2014
Safety Measurement System (SMS) Display Changes  Industry Webinar, November 2013

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Safety Measurement System (SMS) Display Changes Industry Webinar, November 2013 Ths webinar was offered to industry stakeholders in November 2013. It provides an overview of the SMS Preview Website of the proposed SMS display changes. December 2013
FMCSA Data for Safety Stakeholders: Briefing Addendum

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FMCSA Data for Safety Stakeholders: Briefing Addendum This briefing addendum provides information about FMCSA programs and data that may be of specific interest to safety stakeholders. It should be used as an addendum to the CSA Industry Briefing. December 2012
Just the Facts about SMS

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Just the Facts about SMS This factsheet offers important facts about CSA's Safety Measurement System. December 2012
FMCSA Data — Information for Safety Stakeholders

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FMCSA Data — Information for Safety Stakeholders This factsheet identifies and clarifies all three of FMCSA’s publicly available data sources. May 2012