- Irwin Shires of Panther Expedited Services will be on the Dave Nemo Show (The Road Dog Channel - Sirius/XM 106) at the Expediter Expo tomorrow at 8:30 CT
- David Owen, Rick Gobbell and Hank Seaton will also be discussing SMS methodology on the Dave Nemo Show on Monday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. CT
- For more information see http://www.davenemo.com/nm/
Friday, July 27, 2012
RE: ASECTT - Update
ASECTT on the Radio
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Posted by ASECTT ASECTT at 2:19 PM
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Useful Facts from ATRI Survey
ATRI will soon release its survey of the status of SMS methodology. From its presentation on the Nemo show the following useful conclusions could be gleaned.
Monday, July 23, 2012
On Monday, July 16, 2012, ASECTT (the Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation) together with four trade associations and twelve other named plaintiffs filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit against the FMCSA seeking judicial review of the Agency’s “New Resources Available for Shippers, Brokers, and Insurers,” issued on May 16, 2012.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
NEWS BRIEF: University of Maryland Study Sites Statistical Issues with FMCSA’s SMS BASIC Scores, Concluding Scores are Not Valid Predictors of Crash Frequency
University of Maryland Study Sites Statistical Issues with FMCSA’s SMS BASIC Scores, Concluding Scores are Not Valid Predictors of Crash Frequency
Alliance for Safe, Efficient, and Competitive Truck Transportation Sponsors Study of FMCSA Data; Findings Prove Published SMS BASIC Scores Lack Correlation to Crashes and Suffer from Numerous Statistical Flaws
The Alliance for Safe, Efficient, and Competitive Truck Transportation (ASECTT) commissioned a study by a Dr. James Gimpel professor at the University of Maryland with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Dr. Gimpel served as the editor of American Politics Research from 2003 to 2011 and is the author of numerous books and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Gimpel performed a detailed study of the statistical soundness of the SMS methodology and the correlation between individual carrier percentile rankings and crash frequency based upon data obtained from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Report on Activities
ASECTT has been active in a lobbying effort on the Hill over the past 9 months. View a summary of our activity which shows the headway which has been made in alerting Congress to the problems of SMS methodology and in blocking the rush to fund and approve SMS methodology before its systemic flaws can be reviewed.