Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Onboard Safety Systems (OBSS)

This project will determine the crash rate reductions associated with each onboard safety system (OBSS) and whether the OBSSs are cost-beneficial in order to facilitate outreach and deployment of OBSSs in the trucking industry.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program information: Improve Safety of CMVs


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $664921.00
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Department of Transportation

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC    20590
  • Project Managers:

    Kwan, Quon

  • Performing Organizations:

    Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

    Blacksburg, VA  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Hanowski, Rich

  • Start Date: 20090420
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20110719
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35266

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01492607
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTMC75-09-C-00021
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 11 2013 1:00AM