Events

CV-STAC Description

Designed to support law enforcement, the truck and bus industries, 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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Attendee Feedback Report: The 2022 Northeast Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

Following the Northeast Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit: Advancing Technology to Prevent Truck & Bus Crashes, UMassSafe solicited feedback using a survey sent to all attendees, in order to improve future Summits and programming. View the results here.

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Presentations Now Available from the 2022 Northeast Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

Presentations and photos from the 2022 Northeast Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit have now been added to CV-STAC

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Summit Registration Open

We are proud to announce the third Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit: Preventing Truck & Bus Crashes Using Advanced Technologies for the Eastern Service Center.

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We Can't Do It Alone: Effective Partnerships Toward Large Truck and Bus Safety

When you’re a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. And while that may be fine for some tasks, you’re going to want a broader set of tools if your aim is to improve safety for large trucks and buses.

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Comprehensive CMV Safety Resources Available

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute and The University of Alabama's Center for Advanced Public Safety have organized comprehensive resources and materials for advancing CMV safety.

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COVID-19 Impacts on the Trucking Industry

The American Transportation Research Institute and The OOIDA Foundation recently released its analyses of COVID-19 Impacts on the Trucking Industry.

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Marijuana Legalization Has No Impact on DOT Drug Testing Regulations

To clear up confusion surrounding statewide marijuana legalization's impact on commercial driver regulation, the Department of Transportation Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance released the following notices.

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Best Practice Spotlight

Check out our latest Best Practices page on Collision Avoidance Systems, including an overview of collision avoidance systems, Summit presentations, research and more.


Research/Best Practice Question

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