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