Did You Know?
- The data kept by a State (i.e. tickets, citations, written warnings, convictions) and the data that is kept in the SMS (i.e. violations from roadside inspection and crash reports) are separate.
- Carriers do not inherit any of a newly hired driver’s past violations. Only those inspections that a driver receives while driving under a carrier’s authority can be applied to a carrier’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) record.
- CSA does not give FMCSA the authority to remove drivers from their jobs and cannot be used to rate drivers or to revoke a commercial driver’s license (CDL).
These are just a few of several facts explained in the CSA Just the Facts flyer. Just the Facts sets the records straight on the most common myths about the CSA program.
Know the Facts…Be Prepared