More Webinars to Follow
The first in a series of Webinars on the implementation of CSA 2010 and its impact upon FMCSA’s workforce took place August 18. Division Administrators from CSA 2010 test states discussed changes and answered questions from their peers including:
Get Up To Speed on the Coming Changes!
The Safety Measurement System (SMS) will replace SafeStat as the new tool to measure carriers’ safety performance when CSA 2010 rolls out next year. SMS uses all safety-based inspection violations and applies time weighting and severity weighting to calculate measures. Each month, SMS measures two years of crash, inspection and violation data to evaluate carrier performance in seven safety behavior categories, called BASICS (Behavioral Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories). The SMS uses the measures to assign a percentile ranking for all carriers within each BASIC. Today, SMS is working well in the six Operational Model test states....Read More
Kansas officially became the seventh Operational Model test state in mid-September! Industry outreach activities began over the summer and are continuing as the new program gets underway. All Federal and state investigators and program managers in Kansas completed an intensive week-long training course and are now employing the new Safety Measurement System and new interventions process to improve carrier safety.