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    • Heavy-Vehicle Safety Outreach 

      National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (2014-04-09)
      The objective of the Heavy-Vehicle Safety Outreach project was to develop and implement a pragmatic curriculum to support the needs of safety managers. Safety managers for motor carrier fleets serve as the point of ...
    • The Impact of Local/Short Haul Operations on Driver Fatigue 

      Hanowski, Richard J. (Virginia Tech, 2000-05-23)
      Massie, Blower, and Campbell (1997) indicate that trucks that operate less than 50 miles from the vehicle's home base comprise 58% of the trucking industry. However, despite being the largest segment, research involving ...
    • Synthesis of Literature and Operating Safety Practices Related to Cell Phone/Personal Data Assistant Use in Commercial Truck and Bus Operations (Technical Report) 

      Morgan, Justin F.; Trimble, Tammy E.; Bowman, Darrell Scott; Baker, Stephanie Ann; Pickett, Raquel; Murray, Dan; Bergoffen, Gene (United States. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2011-04)
      There is an increasing awareness of the role of driver distraction in commercial motor vehicle crashes. This study presents the results of efforts to expand current knowledge of truck and motorcoach industry practices ...