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Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement efforts seek to make travel on public highways safer. CMV enforcement professionals secure compliance of CMV's with state laws regulating weight of commercial vehicles to protect state highways from unnecessary damage, and ensure payment of necessary registration...

 
Trucking Churn Industry (Mar 2008, MPC-08-193)

The trucking industry is dynamic, and has been growing along with the economy. Many companies have come and gone, but many have been in business for many years. An increasing number of motor carriers can indicate a healthy industry and economy. While an increasing total number of motor carriers may indicate...

 

Because of the importance of safety, and the potential benefits for both the general public and the commercial vehicle industry of improving safety, the main goal of this project is to identify those commercial vehicle-related technologies that, through successful adoption, have had a positive impact...

 

This report documents the findings of the National Peer Exchange on Educational and Technical Assistance to Motor Carriers and Commercial Vehicle Drivers (ETA). The report identifies ETA best practices observed during site visits to the participating states and trucking companies.

 

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...

 

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...

 

This project has three primary objectives: 1) to provide an analysis of the current trucking industry; 2) to determine the cost of current weight and safety enforcement activities; and 3) to evaluate the benefits to state regulatory agencies of enhanced regulatory efficiency.

 
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