Events

CV-STAC Description

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.

 

Highlights

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2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit

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.

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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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Webinar: REACH - eCVSP Metrics Monitoring Project

On Wednesday March 20th, Jeremy Pate of the Center for Advanced Public Safety at University of Alabama gave a fascinating and informative presentation on REACH, their eCVSP Metrics Monitoring Project.

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Webinar: Troops in Trucks

On Wednesday March 13th, Greg Escobar of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles gave a fascinating and informative presentation on Virginia's Troops in Trucks program.

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Blog: Poor Truck Driver Health is a Risk to Everyone

Recent findings indicate that truck drivers' health issues pose a broader risk to general roadway safety.

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Webinar: Autonomous Vehicles and CDL Legislation and Regulatory Implications

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.

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Webinar Series: Enhanced Safety Screening for High-Risk Motor Carriers

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.

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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