American Trucking Associations Endorses Vigillo’s Driver Scoring Index

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Single score indicates drivers’ overall level of safety performance under CSA PORTLAND, Ore.—September 5, 2012—Vigillo LLC, creators of data mining software products designed to aggregate, organize and deliver complex fleet safety information in an easy-to-read scorecard format, today announced the release of the Daylight Driver Index (TM )(DDI), a driver scoring system that describes an […]

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CSA Changes for Dec 2012 Announced

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This just in…The FMCSA has announced significant changes to the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program that will go into effect December 2012.   The changes include seven key Safety Measurement System (SMS) revisions and four additional changes since the beginning of the preview period. Here are a few highlights the FMCSA’s announcements: HazMat: The definition of […]

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It’s the little things…

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Back in January, I noted that the FMCSA was planning on making some slight changes to the whole, “Driving while Disqualified” violations.  Many of your drivers were being disqualified over non-safety related things: unpaid parking tickets, legal fines, etc. Well, earlier this month, the FMCSA announced that they have made changes to their system.  They will now take […]

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Webinar: CSA & The Growing Focus on Drivers – Video & Slides Available

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Thanks to many interested folks who attended our recent webinar: “CSA & The Growing Focus on Drivers.”  We also very much appreciate the support from the Florida Trucking Association in helping to organize this event. Webinar description: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforcement program, CSA, is in its second year and, like any two year-old, is […]

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Sound Sleep to Road Ready

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32.7% of people in the Transportation/Warehousing industry get fewer than 6 hours of sleep a night.  Now, this is not a surprise to me. We all know that driver fatigue is an issue in this industry. I see at least one new article a week (if not a day) on driver fatigue: sleep apnea, HOS […]

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Hero Driver Intentionally Runs off Road To Avoid Hitting Others

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I’m always pleased to use the Vigillo blog to publicize the selfless action of truck drivers.  Huge kudos to professional truck driver Bryan Keith Minton of North Carolina for his actions this past June 28. As reported by fleetowner.com, Minton intentionally ran his rig off the road in order to avoid hitting a car that […]

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New CSA Crash Weighting Plan Proposed by FMCSA

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If you’ve been following the recent stories about testimony on the effectiveness of the CSA Safety program, you know that the FMCSA has taken some heat for including and equally weighting all crashes, including non-preventable crashes, in the CSA Crash BASIC scores. Well, the FMCSA has just announced that they are undertaking a new national […]

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