Date archive: April 2015

Distracted Drivers, Beware

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. State and local police will aggressively ticket drivers who are using their cell phones (for calling or texting) when driving. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx stated, “Distracted driving kills, there is no excuse for it, and it must stop. Across the country, we’re putting distracted drivers on notice: U…

New CSA App Stirs Controversy

On March 17, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched the QCMobile app that allows users to retrieve data from the FMCSA’s network, including  carriers’ safety scores and other information kept as part of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program (CSA). While the app is aimed at law enforcement, safety inspectors and other professionals,…

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