Working Group to Consider New Post-Accident Crash Data Elements for Tow-Away Crashes (FAST Act - Section 5306)

Section 5306 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, 2015 (FAST Act) required the Secretary of Transportation to convene a working group to review the data elements of post-accident reports for reportable tow-away crashes involving CMVs. Data elements for consideration included: (1) the primary cause of the accident, if the primary cause can be determined; and (2) the physical characteristics of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and any other vehicle involved in the accident, including (A) the vehicle configuration; (B) the gross vehicle weight, if the weight can be readily determined; (C) the number of axles; and (D) the distance between axles, if the distance can be readily determined.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Valentine, Scott

  • Start Date: 20160300
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01626328
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 22 2017 11:03AM