The mission of FMCSA's Research Division is to reduce the number and severity of commercial motor vehicle (CMV)-involved crashes and enhance the safety and efficiency of CMV operations by:
- Conducting systematic studies directed toward fuller scientific discovery, knowledge, or understanding
- Adopting, testing, and deploying innovative driver, carrier, vehicle, and roadside best practices and technologies
- By expanding the knowledge and portfolio of deployable technologies and innovations, the Research Division will help FMCSA reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities and will deliver a program that contributes to a safe and secure commercial transportation system.
Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014