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Examining FMCSA Vision Standard for CMV Drivers and Waiver Program

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Goal:

To re-examine the vision standard for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and evaluate the efficacy of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s vision waiver program.

Background:

Visual inputs are essential for driving a CMV. It is difficult to provide rigorous scientific evidence for the level of vision required for safe driving because driving is a highly complex task; however, in this age...

Development of Baseline Safety Performance Measures for Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles

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Goal:

To analyze and evaluate data from previous naturalistic driving studies to determine parameters that should be included in future automated commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and truck platoon naturalistic driving studies and pilot tests.

Background:

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has conducted numerous naturalistic driving studies to assess specific driver-related issues (e.g.,...