Commercial vehicle inspectors use the Inspection Selection System (ISS) provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) as a tool to determine which motor carriers to select for safety inspections. Safety data is the focus of the screening process. Motor carriers who see improvement with their CSA scores can also expect the ISS score to improve. Steve Binkley explains how that’s a win for the driver, motor carrier and officer who is expected to inspect high risk carriers and drivers.
Decades ago, robotics were introduced into the manufacturing segment of the economy to reduce costs, reliance on human labor, and improve the quality of goods being produced.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has several proposed Notice of Proposed Rulemaking scheduled for release in 2023. Four big changes are explained here with the release date and details regarding the Drugs and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
Any crash involving motor vehicles and people have the potential to be very serious and costly, when the crash involves a commercial motor vehicle the potential for fatalities, injuries and damage can certainly increase because of the size of these vehicles.