Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Accurate, complete, and timely crash and inspection data from states lets FMCSA better identify motor carriers that could pose a risk to the traveling public. A newly revamped website is helping improve that data.
The U.S. DOT Small Business Innovation Research Program has closed its 2014 14.2 solicitation.
Sophisticated data models accurately show the range of consequences from an average truck crash.
Volpe economists and environmental scientists assessed time delays and carbon emissions from truck accidents to give federal regulators a clear picture of the environmental costs.
"Safety is number one" at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said the agency's deputy administrator, Bill Bronrott.
Fires in vehicles can pose a significant threat to life and property. Fires may result from vehicle crashes or may ignite within engine compartments or wheel wells when mechanical systems fail. With its focus on safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation is interested in mitigating the risk...
Recently, a team at Volpe partnered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to develop and launch the SaferBus app—the first mobile application developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)—to enable users to view the safety records of bus companies.