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.
The University of Massachusetts Traffic Safety Research Program (UMassSafe), with support from the FMCSA, will be hosting the Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit - Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships on November 19-20, 2019 in Northampton, Massachusetts.Read More >
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.Read More >
Recent findings indicate that truck drivers' health issues pose a broader risk to general roadway safety.Read More >
On Wednesday March 7th, Bob Rowland of the Massachusetts RMV gave a fascinating presentation on some of the legislative and regulatory implications autonomous vehicles have on CDL practices.Read More >
On Wednesday February 27th, Jennifer Walton of the University of Kentucky's Kentucky Transportation Center gave a presentation entitled Enhanced Safety Screening for High-Risk Motor Carriers.Read More >
Do you have questions about commercial vehicle safety research or best practices?
Supported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration under a cooperative agreement: FM-CDL-0192-15-01-00