Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA’s Inspection Selection System and How It Works

 FMCSA’s Inspection Selection System and How It Works

In an effort to prioritize and select which carriers should undergo a roadside safety inspection, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration utilizes a rating program called the Inspection Selection System (ISS).  This system is accessible by roadside inspectors and grades a carrier using an algorithm taking into account their entire safety performance history.  Here’s how it works: