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C-4 25. Which area(s) should be targeted most heavily for improvement in your Jurisdiction (please rank in priority order where 1 is the highest priority and 7 is the lowest priority)? a) Electronic screening tools/approaches __ b) Vehicle inspection tools/approaches __ c) Enforcement of violations __ d) Tools must be more user friendly for officers __ e) Tools for management to identify, track and manage enforcement activities __ f) Upgrade communications infrastructure __ g) Other (please specify) _____________________________ 26. What specific tools/approaches would support these improvements? Examples include: a) "Virtual," electronic or photographic enforcement __ b) New strategies for deploying enforcement resources __ c) "Preferred" carrier programs (positive) for carriers meeting certain predefined safety criteria __ d) "Targeted" carrier programs (negative) for carriers not meeting predefined safety criteria __ e) New approaches unique to drivers, vehicles, and/or cargo __ f) Being able to gather critical safety information directly from vehicles, similar to what is being done with diagnostic tools __ g) Other (please specify) _____________________________ 27. Please provide any general comments you may have regarding strategies or tools that would improve the effectiveness of vehicle selection or inspection practices. 28. What technical or institutional barriers may impact advances in the areas of inspection tools/ approaches and enforcement? How can these be overcome? ALTERNATIVE TRUCK AND BUS INSPECTION STRATEGIES QUESTIONNAIRE RESULTS Results from the "Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies" Questionnaire Question Percent 1) What trends are placing the most significant burden on your jurisdiction's commercial vehicle inspection program (please select two)? a) Increases in commercial truck/bus traffic 60.9% b) Availability of Federal enforcement resources 8.7% c) Availability of jurisdiction enforcement resource 56.5% d) New entrant program 26.1% e) More emphasis on security 13.0% f) Other (please specify) 30.4% 2) Which of the following are the top two priorities for your jurisdiction's commercial vehicle inspection program? a) Reducing crashes/incidents 87.5% b) Identifying and focusing resources on high-risk carriers, drivers or vehicles 45.8% c) Security (e.g., focusing on high-risk drivers) 4.2% d) Data quality and uniformity of inspections/sanctions 66.7% e) Other (please specify) 0.0% 3) What percentage of commercial vehicle inspections in your jurisdiction are conducted (please indicate corresponding percentages)?a a) At fixed weigh stations 65.2% b) At temporary roadside facilities (e.g., a designated pull-in area) 4.3% c) By mobile enforcement units/teams 30.4% d) Other (please specify) 0.0% a Only responses with the highest percentage have been counted.

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C-5 Results from the "Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies" Questionnaire (continued) Question Percent 4) What authorities do inspectors in your jurisdiction possess (please select all that apply)? a) They have the ability to stop ANY vehicle (commercial vehicle or passenger vehicle) 66.7% b) They are fully sworn police officers and carry firearms 66.7% c) They have the ability to stop any commercial vehicle for any reason, without probable cause 62.5% d) They have the ability to stop any commercial vehicle, but require probable cause 33.3% e) Law enforcement officers must be present in order to stop a commercial vehicle 25.0% f) A law enforcement officer must assist in conducting/completing the inspection 12.5% g) Inspectors are civilians with limited enforcement authority 16.7% 5) Is your jurisdiction's commercial vehicle inspection program aimed at identifying (please rank in priority order where 1 is the highest priority and 4 is the lowest priority)? b a) Problem drivers 60.0% b) Problem vehicles 24.0% c) Problem carriers 28.0% d) Problem cargo 8.0% 6) Does your jurisdiction screen vehicles electronically at fixed or mobile inspection sites (e.g., using automatic vehicle identification, classification and/or weigh-in-motion technology)? a) Yes 64.0% b) No 36.0% 7) If you answered `yes' on question 6 please indicate which electronic screening program your jurisdiction participates in (please select all that apply)? a) A program developed and operated by a third party (e.g., PrePass) 62.5% b) A program developed and operated by the jurisdiction 50.0% c) Other (please specify) 12.5% 8) If you are screening commercial vehicles electronically, what technology are you using to support these screening activities (please select all that apply)? a) Automatic vehicle identification (AVI) readers 41.2% b) Automatic vehicle classification (AVC) technology 11.8% c) Weigh-in-motion (WIM) sensors 94.1% d) Remote monitoring technology (e.g., video surveillance cameras) 23.5% e) License plate readers 0.0% f) Overdimensional technologies 41.2% g) Radiological/biological/chemical sensors 11.8% h) Other (please specify) 5.9% 9) Which factors are considered when selecting/screening a vehicle for inspection (please rank in priority order where 1 is the highest priority and 9 is the lowest priority)? c a) Safety history of carrier, driver, vehicle 34.8% b) Previous inspection results 13.0% c) Obvious vehicle defect 73.9% d) CVSA decal 26.1% e) Traffic enforcement 21.7% f) Probable cause 17.4% g) Weight of vehicle 8.7% h) Status of operating credentials 4.3% i) Familiarity with carrier, vehicle and/or driver 0.0% j) Other (please specify) 0.0% b Only responses marked with a 1 have been counted. c Only responses marked with a 1 or 2 have been counted.

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C-6 Results from the "Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies" Questionnaire (continued) Question Percent 10) Is your jurisdiction using an automated safety algorithm(s) to support vehicle screening/inspection selection activities? a) Yes 58.3% b) No 41.7% 11) If you answered `yes' to question 10 please identify the automated safety algorithm(s) that are being used by the enforcement community in your Jurisdiction (check all that apply)? a) SafeStat 42.9% b) PRISM (PRISM target file) 0.0% c) ISS/ISS-2 71.4% d) Jurisdiction-developed safety algorithm 35.7% e) Other (please specify) 0.0% 12) Does your jurisdiction have a Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window (CVIEW) or equivalent system that provides operating credential and safety-related information in one location (please select one)? a) Yes 32.0% b) No 28.0% c) No, but we are planning to deploy one in the future 40.0% 13) Are the inspection selection tools you are using today most effective at identifying (please select one)? a) High-risk drivers 8.0% b) High-risk vehicles 40.0% c) High-risk cargo 4.0% d) High-risk carriers/motorcoach operators 48.0% 14) What are the inspection selection tools you are using today least effective at identifying (please select one)? a) High-risk drivers 20.8% b) High-risk vehicles 4.2% c) High-risk cargo 58.3% d) High-risk carriers/motorcoach operators 16.7% 15) Have the inspection selection tools that you use changed over the last few years? If yes, how have they changed and why did you change? a) Yes 16.7% b) No 83.3% 16) Do inspection selection tools that are available today meet the needs of the enforcement community? a) Yes 45.8% b) No 54.2% 17) What tools are being used to conduct and record inspections results (please select all that apply)? a) Laptop computers with ASPEN or other inspection software 91.7% b) PDAs with ASPEN or other inspection software 4.2% c) Vehicle diagnostic tools (e.g., brake testing equipment) 20.8% d) Inspections are conducted and recorded manually 29.2% e) Other (please specify) 4.2% 18) Do the inspection tools that are available today meet the needs of the enforcement community? a) Yes 62.5% b) No 37.5%

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C-7 Results from the "Alternative Truck and Bus Inspection Strategies" Questionnaire (continued) Question Percent 19) If you answered `No' to question 18, what are the weaknesses of the inspection tools that are available today (please select one)? a) They are not user friendly 20.0% b) They do not improve officer productivity 0.0% c) They are not effective for purposes of identifying noncompliance issues 20.0% d) They do not improve the accuracy of the inspection results (e.g., data quality) 20.0% e) Other (please specify) 40.0% 20) What strategies are emphasized in your enforcement program (please rank in priority order where 1 is the highest priority and 5 is the lowest priority)? d a) Warnings 0.0% b) Citations 20.8% c) Out of service orders 54.2% d) Fines 0.0% e) Education 25.0% f) Other (please specify) 0.0% 21) Are the enforcement strategies that are in place in your jurisdiction an effective deterrent to operating a commercial vehicle illegally? a) Yes 91.7% b) No 8.3% 22) How do the inspection selection tools and inspection tools impact carrier/motorcoach operator productivity (please select one)? a) They have no impact 0.0% b) They have some impact 54.2% c) They have significant impact 12.5% d) Unable to assess 33.3% 23) Are the tools that are being used by the enforcement community creating a level playing field (i.e., are enforcement resources being focused on noncompliant carriers/motorcoach operators)? a) Yes 75.0% b) No 25.0% 24) What are the most frequent complaints from industry regarding vehicle inspections (check all that apply)? a) Time delays caused by inspections 58.3% b) Inspected too many times 54.2% c) Not enough `good' inspections 12.5% d) Resources not targeted at problem carriers 25.0% e) Selection criteria not applied in a consistent manner 4.2% f) Inspection tools/practices vary from Jurisdiction-to-Jurisdiction 41.7% g) Not issuing a CVSA decal for a passing inspection 25.0% h) Other (please specify) 8.3% 25) Which area(s) should be targeted most heavily for improvement in your Jurisdiction (please rank in priority order where 1 is the highest priority and 6 is the lowest priority)? e a) Electronic screening tools/approaches 19.0% b) Vehicle inspection tools/approaches 9.5% c) Enforcement of violations 33.3% d) Tools must be more user friendly for officers 19.0% e) Tools for management to identify, track and manage enforcement activities 4.8% f) Upgrade communications infrastructure 28.6% g) Other (please specify) 0.0% d Only responses marked with a 1 have been counted. e Only responses marked with a 1 have been counted.