The Role of Human Factors in Cargo Tank Rollovers

This research seeks to obtain opinions from a wide range of experts from carriers with great safety records regarding rollovers on what are their best practices that are contributing to preventing rollovers. This includes discussion of topics such as a driver’s behavior and health, carrier safety culture, dispatching practices, fatigue management, etc. Study findings will be used to support recommendations for development of online training to promote adoption of the best practices for avoiding cargo tank rollovers.

    Language

    • English

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $200,000.00
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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

      Department of Transportation

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

      Goettee, David

    • Performing Organizations:

      Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

      U.S. Department of Transportation
      East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Start Date: 20160801
    • Expected Completion Date: 20181231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01656574
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 18 2018 8:18AM