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CRASH PREVENTABILITY STUDY

Image result for crash preventability study Motor carriers with eligible accidents have the opportunity to participate in FMCSA's Crash Preventability Demonstration Program, which started August 1, 2017. The study is expected to last a minimum of 24 months. FMCSA believes studies show that crash involvement is a strong indicator of future crash risk, while many stakeholders agrue that preventability should be taken into consideration. The program will put those arguments to the test. A crash is eligible for participation in the program if it occurred on or after June 1, 2017 and the:

* CMV was struck in any of the following ways listed:

 - By a motorist driving under the influence (or related offense)

 - By a motorist driving the wrong direction

 - In the rear

 - While legally stopped or parked, including when the vehicle was unattended

 - By an individual committing or attempting to commit suicide or driving in front      of the CMV

 - By cargo or equipment from another vehicle

* CMV sustained disabling damage after striking an animal in the road 

* Crash resulted from an infrastructure failure, falling trees, rocks or debris.

To learn more about the study and how to participate, go to: https://dataqs.fmcsa.dot.gov 

Source: J.J. Keller Compliance Focus 2017

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