Meeting Report - Technologies to Reduce Commercial Motor Vehicle Crashes in Work Zones, National Transportation Center, Knoxville, TN
The meeting was held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on November 13, 2014. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provided logistical support to FMCSA in arranging and hosting the event, and the meeting was conducted at the National Transportation Research Center (Knoxville, TN). Chris Flanigan, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Program Manager for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Roadside Technology Consortium (CMVRTC) led the overall meeting, which included representatives from several State Departments of Transportation and Safety including, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Federal officials present included Jack Van Steenburg (FMCSA Chief Safety Officer and Assistant Administrator), Dr. Kelly Regal (FMCSA Associate Administrator for Research and Technology), Dr. Steven Smith (Director of Analysis, Research, and Technology), as well as State-based FMCSA and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) staff.