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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T-Force Analytics: Tools for CMV Crash Data

T-Force Analytics provides a suite of advanced crash and inspection data tools for addressing Massachusetts commercial motor vehicle safety with the intent of assisting users users (law enforcement and state drivers licensing agencies) in implementing programmatic safety efforts, as well as specific regional programming by troop, barracks and high crash corridors.

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Marijuana Decriminalization Best Practices

CV-STAC is currently hosting resources for addressing the impact of marijuana decriminalization on the trucking industry.

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Briefing Report & Attendee Feedback for the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

View or download the Briefing Report and Attendee Feedback Report for the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit: Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships.

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Quarterly Focus into the Most Important Issues Facing CMV Safety

A more detailed look into the top three topics in which Summit attendees were seeking more resources and information. These supplemental sharing initiatives will consist of articles and webinars highlighting recent developments and research, as well as in-practice examples.

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Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit brought together 158 attendees from 86 agencies and organizations involved in truck and bus safety.

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2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

This event will bring together truck/bus safety stakeholders from across the Northeast, including those from state trucking and bus associations, law enforcement, state drivers licensing agencies and government, and will consist of plenary sessions, workshops, and demonstrations of innovative programming and technologies.

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CMV Safety Summit - Call for Abstracts

We are currently accepting abstracts in order to select speakers and presenters for the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit: Best Practices for Industry and Law Enforcement Partnerships.

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Best Practices for Developing Troops to Trucks Programs

Troops to Trucks (or Troops in Trucks) describes any program with the purpose of expediting the commercial driver's licensing process for military veterans and service members. This best practices guide outlines the various ways states can implement services to simultaneously address issues of veteran unemployment and the commercial motor vehicle driver shortage.

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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.


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