CVSA Submits Comments on FMCSA’s Proposed Changes to the SMS

On May 16, CVSA  comments in response to the FMCSA’s request for comments on proposed changes to the agency’s Safety Measurement System (SMS). Overall, CVSA understands and supports many of the changes and decisions proposed by FMCSA. However, CVSA has concerns about the impact of narrowing the focus of the SMS on the jurisdictions’ ability to identify and interact with motor carriers with poor safety performance.