The Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Center for Transportation Safety has been involved in Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) funded projects that address commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety through a variety of efforts, including improving CMV crash reporting and training of law enforcement officers, identifying the most important factors associated with severe CMV crashes, examining the safety of curves, and creating risk map profiles for Texas. The pages below provide available project reports, resources, and educational materials.
2023 Safety Resource Showcases
Virtual Safety Resource Showcases for Texas Fleet Operators and Law Enforcement Officers were held on Tuesday, September 26. The presentation with embedded links to the materials are provided below:
- Data Innovations to Reduce High-Risk Driving for CMVs on Rural Roadways in Texas
- Improving Crash Records through Identifying Barriers and Training Law Enforcement Officers. This webpage features all of the crash reporting resources created by the Crash Analytics team at TTI. Look for “New” after the product title identify the newly released resources that are part of this FMCSA project.
- Systemic Selection of Horizontal Curve Locations for Implementing Countermeasures to Improve CMV Safety
- Understanding Rear-End Crashes Involving Large Trucks on Rural Versus Urban Roads in Texas
- Improving the Collection and Reporting of CMV Crash Data in CRIS
- Identifying the Most Important Factors Associated With Severe CMV Crashes
- Improving Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Near Large Trucks and Buses
- Improving CMV Safety on Rural Roads in Texas: From Data to Information for Law Enforcement and Large Truck Drivers