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Crime Prevention for Truckers Study

This report presents the Crime Prevention for Truckers Study for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The overall goal of the project is to evaluate the prevalence of crimes being committed against women and minority truck drivers in the United States. The report summarizes literature relevant to the project’s objectives. Topics include frequency of crimes committed, nature of crimes, and contributing factors to crimes committed. The literature review findings were used to support and plan the remainder of the project tasks, which include implementing a truck driver survey, performing a data analysis, and composing a final report to conclude the findings. 

The report has been published in the National Transportation Library at

Last updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2022