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Title:The Roadside Inspection Selection System (ISS) for Commercial Vehicles
Authors:Brenda Lantz, Michael Blevins, and Thomas Hillegass
Publication Date:Mar 1997
Report #:DP-116
TRID #:01701537
Keywords:benefits, commercial drivers, commercial vehicles, decision support systems, evaluation and assessment, inspection, motor carriers, software, surveys, trucking safety
Type:Research Report – Department Publications


The Inspection Selection System (ISS) was developed as part of the ASPEN roadside inspection software system, in response to a 1995 Congressional mandate calling for the use of prior carrier safety data to guide the selection of vehicles and drivers for roadside inspections. The ASPEN system includes software to help conduct roadside commercial vehicle/driver inspections with portable microcomputers, including hand-held pen-computers. ASPEN includes electronic transfer of inspection results, and electronic access to carrier safety performance data and commercial driver license status data.

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