Webinar Series: Innovative Initiatives - CDL Compliance & Safety




UMassSafe's Commercial Vehicle-Safety Technical Assistance Center (CV-STAC) is a resource to assist law enforcement, state driver's license agencies, and universities in the development and expansion of partnerships and programs promoting commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety and commercial driver's license (CDL) compliance. 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. Below is the tentative schedule. Find out more at UMassSafe's CV-STAC website.

  • January 30th, 1:00 (EST) - Identifying the Most Important Factors Associated With Severe CMV Crashes, David Bierling, Freight Mobility Division, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • February 6th, 1:00 (EST) - Contributing to Louisiana’s  Green Reporting, Sara Graham and Jeff Dickey,  Highway Safety Research Group, Louisiana State University
  • February 13th, 1:00 (EST) - Future Trends and Updates on Commercial Driver Licensing, Kevin Lewis, Driver Programs, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
  • February 20th, 1:00 (EST)  - Improving CMV Crash Reporting and Training of Law Enforcement Officers, Amber Brooke Trueblood and Eva Shipp, Center for Transportation Safety, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • February 27th, 1:00 (EST) - Enhanced Safety Screening for High-Risk Motor Carriers, Jennifer Walton, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky
  • March 6th, 1:00 (EST) - Autonomous Vehicles and CDL:  Legislation and Regulatory Implications, Bob Rowland, Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • March 13th, 1:00 (EST) - Troops in Trucks, Greg Escobar, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
  • March 20th, 1:00 (EST) - REACH - eCVSP Metrics Monitoring Project, Jeremy Pate, Center for Advanced Public Safety, University of Alabama
  • March 27th, 1:00 (EST) – Online Forum - Bridging the Gap: How Universities, Law Enforcement and State Drivers Licensing Agencies Can Share Resources, Utilize Expertise, and Improve CMV Safety

Join by Computer: https://zoom.us/j/960185128

Join by Phone: (646) 558-8656 
Meeting ID: 960 185 128

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