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Research Division

About Us

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
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