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Speed Limiter Rulemaking Delayed – But It Is Coming!

08 June 2023

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says not to expect further steps on the speed limiter rulemaking until this fall at the earliest. The release of a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking was anticipated for this summer.

Safety Impact of 2020 HOS Changes “Inconclusive”

08 June 2023

Safety-conscious motor carriers and professional truck drivers embrace that goal. But in the case of the new Hours of Service (HOS) that became effective in 2020, FMCSA has discovered that measuring the safety impact of this regulation can be difficult.

Planning to Haul Freight over Memorial Day Weekend?

22 May 2023

The American Automobile Association (AAA) – long known for its accuracy in predicting holiday traffic volumes – has projected a 7% increase in travel volumes for the upcoming holiday weekend compared to last year.

May Featured Member

22 May 2023

ICSA recently spoke with Christa Vinson, the owner of MNJ Logistics LLC and 1st Quarter 2023 Single Truck Safety Award Winner.

ICSA Launches New Mountain Driving Course

22 May 2023

Many carriers don’t or can’t provide their drivers the type of training necessary to improve driving behaviors on mountainous roads, so ICSA’s safety consultants got together to create a new Mountain Driving chapter in our FirstGear online driver training program.

What Is Your Goal for Highway Safety - Part One

22 May 2023

Everyone in business – whether small sole proprietors or mega corporations – has goals. Some goals can be too high and therefore unachievable while others may be too low and too easily achievable. That statement can apply to many areas of business (and life in general) but what if we apply it to highway safety?

What Makes a Good Safety Score and Why Should You Care?

22 May 2023

How are ICSA members able to qualify for reduced cost insurance and how can they keep it? It’s all about the data – your safety and membership data – that provides the metrics for our insurance partners to reduce your insurance cost.

FMCSA Updates Crash Preventability Determination Program

11 May 2023

Among the good news in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed revisions to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program is that the agency intends to expand its Crash Preventability Determination Program.