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Research to Improve Estimates of Impacts of Changes in Truck Size and Weight Regulations

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TRB's Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan Committee has issued its second and final report to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The report presents a research plan to reduce the major sources of uncertainty in projections of the consequences of proposed changes in truck size and weight limits. The report defines a program of 27 coordinated research projects in six areas.

The committee acknowledges that improvements in models for projecting impacts of changes in truck size and weight limits, while necessary, will not guarantee the success of future truck size and weight policy studies. Future studies will be useful as guides for decisions only if policy objectives and practical policy options are clearly defined, the analysis is logically structured to reveal the most promising policies, and uncertainties are properly characterized.

The committee issued its first report in April 2018, which summarized the research recommendations of past truck size and weight limit studies and identified criteria for deciding the priority of topics for inclusion in the research plan.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Research to Improve Estimates of Impacts of Changes in Truck Size and Weight Regulations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25321.

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135 pages | 8.5 x 11
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/25321
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Front Matter i-viii
2. INTRODUCTION 4-12
3. SUMMARY OF THE ROADMAP 13-29
4. CONCLUSIONS 30-37
5. REFERENCES 38-43
6. APPENDIX A 44-130
7. APPENDIX B 131-132
8. STUDY COMMITTEE BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 133-135
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