A Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASIC) status of indicates that, based on the data, the bus company may be prioritized for further monitoring. This is either because the company’s on-road performance (BASIC percentile) is above the intervention threshold or a serious violation was found during a carrier investigation. A company with a BASIC status of [Warning] should not be viewed as unsafe.
The symbol is not intended to imply any Federal safety rating of the carrier pursuant to 49 USC 31144. Users should not draw conclusions about a carrier's overall safety condition simply based on the data displayed in this app. Unless a company in the SMS has received an UNSATISFACTORY safety rating pursuant to 49 CFR Part 385, or has otherwise been ordered to discontinue operations by the FMCSA, it is authorized to operate on the nation's roadways. Motor carrier safety ratings are available in the SAFER database and motor carrier licensing and insurance status are available int he Licensing and Insurance (L&I) database.