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Stronger enforcement would help improve motor carrier safety

United States. General Accounting Office

Stronger enforcement would help improve motor carrier safety

report to the Honorable Elizabeth H. Dole, the Secretary of Transportation

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety,
  • Trucks -- United States -- Inspection

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], vii, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14900931M

    Administration’s (FMCSA) actions to improve oversight of high-risk motor carriers. As you know, we have testified many times on motor carrier safety issues, and we appreciate the continued interest and strong support that Congress has shown in improving motor carrier safety. Crashes causing injury and death are a constant concern. revision, the over 3-year old motor carrier registration system rulemaking is not complete. • With the new legislation, Congress gave the FMCSA an enormous opportunity to improve motor carrier safety. But the key to success is strong leadership, a vision focused on .

    The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is responsible for administering the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). The purpose of the FMCSRs, and the stated goal of FMCSA, is to "reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.". Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Provisions. Safety is the Department of Transportation’s top priority. Since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established in , the number of lives lost in large truck and bus related crashes has decreased 24 percent, from 5, in to 4, in

    CVSA backs Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act flexibility in motor carrier safety grants to states, stronger registration and new entrant requirements. The safety and enforcement. Motor Carrier's Guide to Improving Highway Safety. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation on January 1, , as a result of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of


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