Article discussing the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) decision to institute changes in their procedures involving motor carrier safety ratings. The changes instituted toward the end of 1988 stipulate that all carriers filing for operating authority after December 7, 1988, to the ICC, must submit a verified statement revealing their current DOT safety rating and the date the rating was "obtained." Further topics covered in this article include the following: Accuracy of the System; Factors Affecting the Rating; FHWA's role in this ratings program. Also includes a list of six motor carrier violations with corresponding maximum penalties.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Regular Common Carrier Conference, ATA

    2200 Mill Road, Suite 350
    Alexandria, VA  United States  22314-4677
  • Authors:
    • Flint, J F
  • Publication Date: 1989-3

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  • Accession Number: 00608682
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1991 12:00AM