October 20, 2011 in Truck Accident Causes
The goal of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to reduce the number and severity of large truck- and bus-involved crashes through more commercial motor vehicle and operator inspections and compliance reviews, stronger enforcement measures against violators, expedited completion of rulemaking proceedings, scientifically sound research, and effective CDL testing, recordkeeping, and sanctions.
The Office of Information Management develops and maintains systems for collecting and analyzing motor carrier data, and disseminates information on the motor carrier industry.
This Analysis Brief was produced by the Analysis Division in FMCSA’s Office of Information Management. The division analyzes motor carrier data pertaining to crashes, inspections, compliance reviews, and drug and alcohol testing, and supports research on the effectiveness of FMCSA inspections and compliance review programs.