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NCFRP Report 3: Separation of Vehicles--CMV-Only Lanes

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) and National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) have jointly released NCHRP Report 649/NCFRP Report 3: Separation of Vehicles—CMV-Only Lanes. The report examines major issues and concepts that should be understood in developing new ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 24: Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 24: Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles examines driving distractions, as well as any protective (safety-enhancing) effects of particular devices. Distracted driving for commercial drivers is defined as attending to ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 22: Safety Management in Small Motor Carriers

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 22: Safety Management in Small Motor Carriers explores small motor carriers' strengths and weaknesses in safety management, and identifies potentially effective safety practices. ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 23: Operator Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Across Modes

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 23: Operator Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Across Modes explores practices used to deter drug and alcohol use among operators within the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT's) regulated community.

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CTBSSP Synthesis 21: Driver Selection Tests and Measurement

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 21: Driver Selection Tests and Measurement synthesizes information on the use of tests, measurements, and other assessment methods used by commercial truck and bus companies in the driver selection process. ...

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CTBSSP Research Results Digest 9: Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program: A Status Report 2012

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Research Results Digest 9: A Status Report describes the progress and status of the Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP). CTBSSP is a cooperative research program sponsored by the ...

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NCFRP Research Results Digest 3: National Cooperative Freight Research Program: A Status Report 2011

TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Research Results Digest 3, NCFRP: A Status Report is a staff digest of the progress and status of the program. The NCFRP is a cooperative research program sponsored by the Research and Innovative ...

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CTBSSP Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 20: Potential Safety Benefits of Motor Carrier Operational Efficiencies addresses risk avoidance strategies and highlights their use and perceived safety effects. The report is designed to assist motor carriers in ...

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TCRP Synthesis 94: Innovative Rural Transit Services

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 94: Innovative Rural Transit Services highlights transit and rural intercity bus service responses to changing rural community transportation needs. The report includes an emphasis on the innovative and/or entrepreneurial spirit, the innovator, and ...

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HMCRP Research Results Digest 2: Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program: A Status Report 2011

TRB's Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Research Results Digest 2: Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program: A Status Report provides an update on the industry-driven, applied research program that develops near-term, practical solutions to improve the information used in managing ...

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