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Working Group to Consider New Post-Accident Crash Data Elements for Tow-Away Crashes (FAST Act Section 5306)

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Goal:

To convene a working group to review the data elements of post-accident reports for reportable tow-away accidents involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and to report to the Secretary of Transportation its findings and any recommendations, including best practices for State post-accident reports to achieve the recommended data elements.

Background:

Section 5306 of the Fixing America’s Surface...

Expert Support for Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement

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Goal:

Establish a standing committee that will assist the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in developing and testing an Item Response Theory (IRT) model to measure motor carrier safety.

Background:

On June 27, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published the report entitled “Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement," which was required by Section 5221 of the Fixing America's...