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Civil Fines and Motor Carrier Safety

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Goal:

To assess the effectiveness of existing settlement approaches and to identify which approaches are most likely to change/improve non-compliant motor carrier and driver behaviors.

Background:

FMCSA has identified numerous questions related to civil penalties and motor carrier safety. Some of these questions are as follows:

  • Does the most effective settlement approach differ by carrier size,...