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FMCSA to Host Forum on Future Commercial Vehicle Safety

November 13, 2017

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a day-long Road Show information and discussion forum on the future of commercial vehicle safety on Nov. 15, in Birmingham, Ala.

The Road Show is the last of four scheduled regional events this year put on by FMCSA to explore the future of large truck and bus safety with state law enforcement and industry stakeholders. FMCSA director Cathy Gautreaux, other senior executives, and program specialists will give presentations followed by an open forum for attendees to discuss and explore the challenges and opportunities of improving large truck and bus safety.

Discussion topics will include:

  • FMCSA priorities and goals and their alignment with commercial vehicle safety programs and activities
  • The Compliance, Safety, Accountability program
  • The ELD Mandate
  • Large truck and bus traffic enforcement
  • FMCSA’s State grant programs to support grass-roots commercial vehicle enforcement and safety programs

The Road Show will take place at the Birmingham Marriott from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. FMCSA held Road Shows in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Denver earlier in the year.

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