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FMCSA submits CSA overhaul plan to Congress

Here we go!!! As reported this morning by our friends at CCJ: FMCSA submits CSA overhaul plan to Congress…read more. Almost three years since the FAST Act demanded CSA Reforms, looks like FMCSA is rolling it out. Major changes pending to CSA methodology; Vigillo, a SambaSafety Company has been working in parallel to ensure we […]

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Top 3 Pro Tips to Manage Your Driver Data

I became fascinated with the power of managing data back in 1980 when I worked for the Wall Street Journal—a publication that was built from its founding to distill complex business information and turn it into actionable intelligence for investors. I became obsessed with the power of data when I started Vigillo in 2007 as a means to […]

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Happy Anniversary FMCSA – Meet The Parents

Happy February everybody, and Happy Anniversary! Its been exactly 6 months (August 1 – Feb 1) since FMCSA launched their 24 month Crash Preventability Demonstration Program to see what impact it would have if FMCSA reviewed DOT Record-able crashes and made Preventable/Non-Preventable determinations for purposes of CSA crash scores. So happy 6-month (26 week) anniversary! According to findings […]

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Motor Carrier Survey – for MC&E

Hello everyone, Our biggest annual event is upon us.  The American Trucking Association’s Management Conference and Exhibition (MCE) starts tomorrow in Orlando, FL.  On Sunday morning, I will be participating in a panel discussion of the changes to CSA that have been suggested by the National Academies in the CSA Reform study they completed in […]

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CSA Reform Status – Vigillo Comments

PDF Version Here IMPROVING MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY MEASUREMENT Panel on the Review of the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) Program of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Initial Comments by Steve Bryan, President & Founder of Vigillo, A SambaSafety Company June 28, 2017 Yesterday, June 27, 2017, 18 months after the FAST Act removed CSA […]

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National Academies CSA Reform Report to be Released Tuesday

Happy Friday everybody, It seems to be pretty rock solid now that the CSA Reform Report, 18 months in the making, will be released to the press on Monday, and the Public on Tuesday, June 27. I’ll be reading the report as soon as I can get a hold of it, I have a team […]

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The Ties That Bind – Roadcheck 2017

You walk cool, but darlin’, can you walk the line…And face the ties that bind Bruce Springsteen – The Ties That Bind (1980) Roadcheck 2017 with its focus on Cargo Securement will run June 6-8, 2017.  Several weeks after that, we’ll have the data to report on the results, but I thought it might be interesting […]

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Vigillo, a SambaSafety company, rolls out Roadside Resume

Roadside Resume Launch – The Power of One I am very excited to announce today that Roadside Resume has been completely re-engineered and re-launched to all Vigillo customers.  Some of you may recall that we launched the Roadside Resume concept back in 2010 as a mechanism for drivers to directly access their own personal CSA […]

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Vigillo Named ACT 1 Member Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leading provider of CSA data and safety analytics chosen to join industry’s elite group of suppliers PORTLAND, OR — March 28, 2017 — Vigillo, a SambaSafety company and the leading provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance, today announced it has been chosen to join ACT 1, the […]

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Transport Topics – Live on Web – Recruiting Millennial Drivers

I had blast doing Transport Topics LiveOnWeb program this week.  In case you missed it…and have an hour to spare.  Here’s the link:

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Announcement: SambaSafety Acquires Vigillo

Good morning everybody, I am very excited to announce this morning that Vigillo has been acquired by SambaSafety.  The combination of these two great companies will immediately bring new insight into driver risk for the US Trucking industry. The combination of SambaSafety’s driver risk management solution and Vigillo’s CSA Daylight SuiteTM will offer the benefit of […]

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CSA Reform Progress Report – Scores Offline For One Year

CSA Reform Status  Steve Bryan, Vigillo CEO/Founder gives comments to National Academies of Sciences in Washington DC last June Background On December 4th, 2015, President Obama signed the FAST Act (Highway Bill) that secured funding for infrastructure, removed CSA Scores from public view, and defined a reform process for the CSA Program that would lead […]

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