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Safety Measurement and Analysis

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Volpe’s Safety Measurement and Analysis Division performs safety analysis, business process redesign, performance and program effectiveness measurement, and communications and outreach to support safety management systems.

Our team conducts assessments of safety programs and develops methods and models to measure the effectiveness of federal motor carrier safety initiatives, such as carrier compliance reviews, roadside inspections, and commercial motor vehicle traffic enforcement.


  • Analysis of safety data to understand root and causal factors that contribute to crashes
  • Program effectiveness model development to estimate benefits of safety programs
  • Analysis, training, and outreach to improve the quality of safety data collected in the field
  • Business process design and implementation
Last updated: Thursday, March 4, 2021