The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Website now features the Unsafe Driving Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category (BASIC) factsheet. This new factsheet is one in a series of seven that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released on January 17, 2012 to better educate motor carriers, commercial motor vehicle drivers, and other industry stakeholders on CSA’s seven safety categories. Motor carriers and drivers can access this factsheet
, as well as the other BASIC factsheets, on the Resources page
This week FMCSA is highlighting the Unsafe Driving BASIC factsheet, which addresses the careless and dangerous operation of commercial motor vehicles by drivers, as outlined under Parts 392 and 397 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). Motor carriers and drivers can refer to this factsheet for information about the types of documents associated with this BASIC they should keep, such as driver training certificates, and for information about how to proactively handle unsafe driving problems.