In 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) introduced new measures to improve the effectiveness of the agency’s compliance and enforcement program. The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program’s goal is to reduce large truck and bus crashes, injuries and fatalities.
This online Compliance, Safety & Accountability for Drivers course is designed to provide commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers with important high-level information about the new CSA program.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of:
- Explain the purpose of the CSA program and operational model
- Explain components of the CSA program
- Identify driver responsibilities according to the CSA program
- Recognize differences between the CSA Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the previous SafeStat System
- Explain the Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs)
- Describe how the Driver Safety Measurement System (DSMS) works
This online Compliance, Safety & Accountability for Drivers course covers the following topics:
- What is the CSA program?
- Components of the CSA program
- Data collection
- What is an intervention
- When do interventions happen?
- CSA program strengths
- How to comply with the CSA program
- Why comply with the CSA program?
- The end of safestat
- Safety measurement system
- Behavior analysis and safety improvement categories (BASICs)
- Basic measurements
- More information
- Driver safety measurement system (DSMS)
- Dsms process
Approximately 20 minutes
A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most Internet capable mobile devices with standard web browsing capabilities.