FMCSA scraps 2015 proposal to alter CSA to pursue larger reforms to program

Proposed revisions to the U.S. DOT’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier scoring program — and to how the DOT uses those scores to target carriers deemed at risk for crashes — are being withdrawn, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Friday in a formal notice. The changes, proposed in July 2015 by FMCSA, sought to better align CSA’s Safety Measurement System BASIC scores with carriers’ risk of being involved in a crash.

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CSA, NH ELD

OSHA & FMCSA Rule Changes & Updates

What You Need to Know to Comply

New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Occupational Safety Health Administration are presenting this informational seminar focusing on regulatory changes and how these changes will be enforced.

Featured will be a review of recent rule changes, including Drug and Alcohol Database requirements and ELDT.

Find out how these new and enhanced rules will affect you and your company.

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CSA-Hours of Service

New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and New Hampshire State Police Troop G, will be presenting a seminar focusing on Unsafe Driving and how it impacts your company.
During this workshop, the following areas will be covered to assist you in improving your company’s Unsafe Driving violations:
 The effective programs, policies and measurable procedures your company can implement to avoid Hours of Service violations;
 How roadside data is used to measure your company’s highway safety performance and steps you can take to increase compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations;
 Programs state and federal agencies have implemented to target drivers and carriers who have unsatisfactory Hours of Service measurements.
 Become familiar with the applicable regulations for Hours of Service recordkeeping to include, ELD drivers (traditional logging drivers);
 Companies using short haul exemptions need to be aware of all the recordkeeping requirements;
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The seminar will also allow your company to view your safety data and how the violations your drivers receive impact your CSA scores.
Here is your chance to get clarification from the enforcers and be informed about what FMCSA and DMV expect to see at an inspection, and how you can protect your company. Here is your chance to avoid the penalties!!

ELD violations won’t ding carriers’ CSA scores until April

FMCSA announces
Carriers who are hit with citations for non-compliance with FMCSA’s electronic logging device mandate will not have points recorded against them in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier scoring system, safety officials said today at a public hearing in Birmingham, Ala. It was previously announced that those drivers also will not be put out of service during that period.
A driver found after the mandate’s implementation, Dec. 18, but before April 1, with no ELD or compliant AOBRD (automatic onboard recording device) will be cited for having no log, but it will have no impact on the associated motor carrier’s Safety Measurement System ranking, said Jon Dierberger, FMCSA field administrator.
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OSHA & FMCSA Rule Changes & Updates Seminar

March 10, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm
 What You Need to Know to Comply

New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Occupational Safety Health Administration are presenting this informational seminar focusing on regulatory changes and how these changes will be enforced.
Featured will be a review of recent rule changes, including Drug and Alcohol Database requirements and ELDT.
Find out how these new and enhanced rules will affect you and your company.
OSHA’s Requirements for Drug Testing & Incentive Program Do’s and Don’ts
Other New OSHA Requirements
Andrew Palhof
Compliance Assistance Specialist OSHA
National Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Final Rule
National Training Standards for New Truck and Bus Drivers
Updates
Steve Piwowarski
Division Administrator
FMCSA

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CSA – Laconia

New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the New Hampshire State Police, Commercial Vehicle Unit, will be presenting this informational seminar focusing on regulatory changes and how these changes will be enforced, including at roadside where applicable.

Under the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation), new reforms are being undertaken with deadlines for compliance. You will receive the latest updates and reports on the ELD Rule, Crash Demonstration Program Update, Drug and Alcohol Clearing House, Entry Level Driver Training, and a FAST Act summary.