CSA 2010: Carrier Considerations


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CSA 2010: Carrier Considerations

  1. 1. CSA 2010: Carrier Considerations
  2. 2. How will the FMCSA launch of CSA 2010 affect the carrier. <ul><li>CSA 2010 is a revised enforcement policy to identify potentially unsafe drivers and carriers before a crash occurs. </li></ul><ul><li>CSA 2010 uses a revised Safety Measurement System (SMS) to score the carrier for 24 months based on it’s driver’s SMS score </li></ul><ul><li>SMS will consider all safety-based roadside inspection violations and crashes </li></ul><ul><li>70 to 80 percent of these stats were never on the SafeStat scores </li></ul>
  3. 3. The BASICS <ul><li>Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories </li></ul><ul><li>SMS score is based on seven safety performance categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsafe Driving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fatigued Driving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Driver Fitness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controlled Substances / Alcohol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cargo-Related </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crash Indicator </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How BASICS effect you. <ul><li>BASIC score is figured by combining recency with severity </li></ul><ul><li>More recent violations score heavier </li></ul><ul><li>SMS will convert BASIC into percentiles based on peer groups </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Power Units, may revise to Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMTs) if data is available </li></ul><ul><li>Weight is based on statistical likelihood of causing a crash </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See CSMS Formulas </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Understanding your carrier score.
  6. 6. Revise safety policies. <ul><li>Thorough, and clear. Make expectations of hiring and training policies clear </li></ul><ul><li>Background checks. Understand driver’s BASIC score, utilize PSP </li></ul><ul><li>Inspections. Thorough pre-trip inspections save time, money and improve CSMS </li></ul>
  7. 7. Prepare yourself, prepare your drivers. <ul><li>Check your safety history. The last 24 months may effect you and your drivers </li></ul><ul><li>Educate your drivers. Inform them how CSA 2010 effects them, and how they’re scores effect the team </li></ul><ul><li>Reward good driving. There’s nothing more nourishing then appreciation, improve morale by showing appreciation where it’s deserved </li></ul>
  8. 8. Be prepared to challenge data. <ul><li>Inspection reports. Maintain all copies, including “clean inspections” </li></ul><ul><li>Understand DataQs. Be accurate and detailed when challenging through DataQs </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge DataQs. Information has changed in 65 percent of challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers violations effect you. DataQs are vital to your safety score </li></ul>