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Category: CSA-Compliance

March 29, 2016

UNTREATED SLEEP APNEA INCREASES RISK FOR ACCIDENTS

We all know that drugs, alcohol and vision problems are all risk for traffic accidents. But, what about the seemingly harmless condition called sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which a person experiences pauses in breathing during the night. This leads to poor sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness. Sleep apnea affects…

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July 30, 2015

IS GETTING A HAZMAT ENDORSEMENT WORTH IT?

The Department of Transportation defines a dangerous item as, any solid, liquid or gas that can harm people or anything else in the environment. The government regulates most dangerous goods by forcing companies to label containers carrying dangerous goods with specific symbols, making it clear what it contains. Dangerous goods are commonly called hazardous materials…

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June 1, 2015

TOP DRIVING DISTRACTIONS

As a truck driver, you spend the majority of your life on the road. Unfortunately, that sometimes means distractions. Progressive Reporting wants you to stay safe on the road. Know what you should look out for with the top driving distractions infographic below.

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May 20, 2015

CSA SCORES HURT CARRIERS AND DRIVERS

With the publicity surrounding the newest app for public data and rankings in the Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) program, more carriers are being deemed unsafe when they’re actually very safe. This is often because carriers can receive a high score every time there is a crash, even if it’s not the Commercial Motor Vehicle…

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April 14, 2015

UPGRADING YOUR SAFETY RATING

If you have a conditional or unsatisfactory safety rating, it’s time to start thinking about safety upgrade requests. Having a poor rating is a serious situation that is costing you thousands of dollars in increased insurance rates and lost revenue, you should take action immediately. At Progressive Reporting, we have helped many happy clients get their…

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February 26, 2015

WHAT IS THE SAFETY FITNESS DETERMINATION?

Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provided more insight into what motor carriers can expect from the Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) rule. The SFD is the third part of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program that began almost a decade ago. Once the Safety Fitness Determination rule is published, the FMCSA will have the…

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January 23, 2015

FMCSA GETS GRANTS FOR SAFETY

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) recently announced the availability of a $30 million in state grants to improve transportation safety. This grant comes from two annual programs, each that are design to strengthen commercial vehicle safety. The goal of this grant is to modernize the technology infrastructure, making it more efficient to collect and…

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November 14, 2014

UPDATING YOUR CONDITIONAL SAFETY RATING

Although you can still get work with a Conditional rating, it can be impacting your business. If you have a Conditional rating, some brokers and shippers may not load you, whereas some will load you, but pay you less because they know the struggle you’ll have getting loads. Having a Conditional rating can also cause…

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October 7, 2013

WHAT IS MY CSA SCORE

What Is My CSA Score or How Do I Check My CSA Score, are questions you should be asking yourself.  This video will show you step by step how to log into the FMCSA CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) SMS (Safety Measurement System) so you can check your scores.  I’ll also give you some insights into…

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September 13, 2013

WHY YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR CSA BASIC SCORES

Good CSA BASIC scores will keep the DOT and FMCSA off your back, saving you time, expense and headaches.  The DOT uses BASIC (Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category) scores to identify carriers for CSA interventions (Interventions Are Bad).  If you are above the threshold in one of the BASIC measures, there is a high…

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