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

The working group considered requiring additional data elements in post-accident reports for reportable tow-away crashes involving CMVs, including: (1) The primary cause of the accident, if the primary cause can be determined; (2) The physical characteristics of the 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; d) The distance between axles, if the distance can be readily determined.

    Language

    • English

    Project

    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $0.00
    • 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:

      Valentine, Scott

    • Start Date: 20151204
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20161203

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01656575
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 18 2018 9:02AM