How will FMCSA use SMS data as part of the HMSP review process?
FAQ 17: How will FMCSA use SMS data as part of the HMSP review process?
Answer: FMCSA will review the permit holder’s SMS scores monthly to determine if the carrier has exceeded intervention thresholds for either the HM BASIC or any two BASICs besides the HM BASIC for the preceding two consecutive months. Scores are based on carrier performance for the preceding 24 months according to CSA procedures. If the carrier has exceeded the HM BASIC or any other two BASICs for each month over a consecutive two-month period, FMCSA will identify the carrier for investigation with HM emphasis.