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This project evaluated the opinions of commercial vehicle drivers and safety inspectors regarding the roadside inspection process and motor carrier safety. Surveys were developed in cooperation with the Office of Motor Carriers and used to question a representative sample from each of the groups nationwide....

 

The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) provides funds for states to conduct various safety activities including roadside inspections of commercial vehicles and compliance reviews of motor carriers. In addition, the Secretary of Transportation has been directed by the Intermodal Surface Transportation...

 

The objectives of this research are to determine how regional trucking firms are incorporating logistical services into their business, show some of the current trends regarding logistics in the trucking business, and allow firms to evaluate themselves against the rest of the industry.

 

The purpose of this project is to provide state Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) personnel with a sufficient understanding of a performance-based system to begin implementing it in their state programs.

 

This paper explores the determination of commercial vehicle driver attitudes and the effect of these attitudes on driving performance, job satisfaction, and turnover. It was hypothesized that if a relationship is found, it may then be worthwhile to select applicants with the highest potential for good...

 

The purpose of the present study addresses the need to determine the nature of the family and work environments (for drivers and their spouses/partners) and to determine ways to apply this information to programs of intervention and support useful to commercial vehicle companies.

 

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...

 

The general objective of this project is to establish a better undertanding of how state agencies responsible for carrying out the program and the motor carrier industry relate to the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP).

 

Transportation fulfills three major roles in a developed economy. First, it is an enabler that allows an economy to develop. Second, it is a facilitator of competition for producers throughout broad area. And finally, transportation is a component of the Gross National Product. The motor carrier industry...

 

The goal of the present study is to improve the effectiveness of highway safety inspections of motor carriers. This project evaluates the differences, if any, between violations found during the two broad classifications of inspections (anticipated or spontaneous). The data used are taken from all the...

 
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