The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations (FMCSA) Office of Analysis, Research and Technology (ART) is pleased to announce a forum titled, FMCSAs Analysis, Research and Technology Programs. The forum will take place on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, from 8 a.m. until noon, in Virginia rooms B&C at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC in conjunction with the Transportation Research Board's (TRB) 87th Annual Meeting. The forum will highlight some of the analysis, research and technology programs being led by ART that support FMCSA's primary mission of reducing the number and severity of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes. Speaker topics will include the results of the Onboard Monitoring Safety study; an overview of the onboard safety technologies FMCSA has tested and evaluated; the results of the Violations Severity Assessment study; an update on the Employer Notification Service State Pilot Project; a review of FMCSAs Wireless Roadside Inspection and Smart Roadside activities; and a presentation titled, "Why Trucks and Buses Collide with Cars."
Parties interested in attending the ART Forum only, should complete the registration form.
For more information about the TRB Annual Meeting, visit www.trb.org.
Individuals requiring special needs/accommodations (sign, reader, etc.), should please call Erica Swartz at 202-334-1232, or e-mail TRBMeetings@NAS.edu.
Questions concerning the ART Forum should be directed to Albert Alvarez at (202) 385-2387 or firstname.lastname@example.org.