Events

CV-STAC Description

Designed to support law enforcement, state drivers’ licensing agencies, and universities within the FMCSA Eastern Service Center (ESC), the Commercial Safety Technical Assistance Center (CV-STAC) provides guidance for development and/or expansion of partnerships and new programs, as well as replication of existing programs.

The CV-STAC builds on the momentum of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Research Summit, providing a resource and information center for stakeholders. Our aim is to increase each stakeholder’s network of support and communication around best practices.

 

Highlights

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Webinar Feedback Needed

If you participated in one of the nine Innovative Initiatives - CDL Compliance & Safety webinar sessions, we'd love your feedback and recommendations for future webinars and projects.

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Webinar Series: Innovative Initiatives - CDL Compliance & Safety

This nine-week webinar series will provide information and stimulate dialogue on innovative initiatives and best practices on commercial drivers’ license compliance and safety. Speakers from across the country will present research and program findings, as well as future trends.

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Webinar: Future Trends and Updates on Commercial Driver Licensing

On Wednesday, February 13th 2019, Kevin Lewis, Director of Driver Programs for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, conducted a presentation for our Innovative Initiatives – CDL Compliance & Safety webinar series, Entitled Future Trends and Updates on Commercial Driver Licensing.

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Webinar: Contributing to Louisiana's Green Reporting

On Wednesday, February 6th 2019, Sara Graham and Jeff Dickey from Louisiana State University’s Highway Safety Research Group presented a webinar on commercial motor vehicle crash data quality entitled Contributing to Louisiana’s Green Reporting for our Innovative Initiatives series.

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Webinar: Identifying the Most Important Factors Associated with Severe CMV Crashes

On Wednesday, January 30th 2019, we hosted the first webinar in our series Innovative Initiatives – CDL Compliance & Safety.

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NDSU-UGPTI-CVSC Webinar - Update on FMCSA Rulemakings and Programs

On February 12, the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (North Dakota State University) will host the first in a series of NDSU-UGPTI-CVSC follow-up webinars from the Western Commercial Vehicle Safety and CDL Compliance Summit held this past November.

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BLOG: Five of the Most Forward Thinking Troops to Trucks Programs

Many trucking companies are looking to military veterans in order to address the ongoing truck driver shortage. Of course, by connecting veterans with career opportunities, this effort serves a dual purpose, as finding a job is one of the greatest challenge veterans face when adjusting to civilian life.

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Webinar: COVERLAB Analytics

For the third session of UMassSafe’s Best Practices for Crash Data Tools webinar series, Greg Ferrara – Program Manager for the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University – spoke about the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Resource Lab (COVERLAB).

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Archives

Best Practice Spotlight

Check out our most recent Best Practices Guides. If you have ideas for topics, please let us know by contacting Robin at UMassSafe@umass.edu or 413-577-1035.


Research/Best Practice Question

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Do you have questions about commercial vehicle safety research or best practices?

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Supported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration under a cooperative agreement: FM-CDL-0192-15-01-00