Line 4 – the spread between HOS11 and HoS14 (LINE4)

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What is it? The Line4 index is a measure of the spread between the average amount of driving (HOS11) and non-driving (HOS14) by subtracting line 3 from line 4 of a driver’s electronic log. The index is expressed in hours such that a reading of 7.70 hours would translate to 7 hours and 42 minutes of total work time (driving … Read More

DoT Reportable Accidents (ACDTT)

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What is it? The ratio of Department of Transport (DoT) Reportable Accidents per 1,000 tractors in a fleet where the SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filing has been made in the last year. The ratio is derived from the total number of DoT Reportable Accidents divided by the total number of tractors in the fleet divided by 1,000 based … Read More

DoT Inspections per 1,000 Tractors (INSPT)

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What is it? The number of Department of Transport (DoT) roadside and terminal inspections per 1,000 tractors in a fleet where an SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filing has been made in the last year. The ratio is derived from the total number of DoT Inspections divided by the total number of tractors in the fleet based on the … Read More

Injuries from DoT Reportable Accidents per 1,000 Tractors (INJT)

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What is it? The ratio of injuries resulting from the Department of Transport (DoT) Reportable Accidents per 1,000 tractors in a fleet where an SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filing has been made in the last year. The ratio of the number of injuries is derived from the total number of DoT Reportable Accidents divided by the total number … Read More

Percent of Out of Service Violations (OSVI)

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What is it? The percent of out-of-service (OOS) violations in a state is derived from the total number of OOS violations divided by the total number of violations recorded within each state. Who is interested? Safety and risk managers, driver and fleet managers, load planners, customer service, pricing analysts, trucking company executives, industry analysts, owner-operators and insurance company loss control … Read More

Violations (OOS, OOSH, VIO, VIOH & VIORAT)

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What is it? A measure of the safety performance of fleets and drivers and fleet roadworthiness. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides each company’s safety data online via the Safety Measurement System (SMS) under the CSA Progam. CSA stands for Compliance, Safety, Accountability and is the safety compliance and enforcement program of the FMCSA that holds motor carriers … Read More

Violations per 1000 Tractors (VIOT)

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What is it? The number of Department of Transport (DoT) violations per 1,000 tractors in a fleet where an SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filing has been made in the last year. The number is derived from the total number of DoT violations divided by the total number of tractors in the fleet based on the most recent self-reported … Read More

Hours of Service (HOS)

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What is it? The HOS indices measure the average amount of drive time a driver is driving (HOS11) on their 11 hour clock and the average amount of time a driver is showing active on-duty or driving on their 14 hour clock. It is expressed in hours. Who is interested? Fleet managers, executives in trucking companies, industry analysts, owner operators … Read More