A long-awaited study of how the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration could assign fault for truck crashes has been completed, but the study is being reviewed in-house by the agency, FMCSA confirmed last week.
“The analysis is complete, and the report is undergoing internal and peer review,” FMCSA spokeswoman Marissa Padilla said last week. “Once complete, the agency will set a date for public release.”
Dave Osiecki, senior vice president of policy and regulatory affairs for American Trucking Associations, suggested the internal screening is a sign the agency is determining how to implement the findings.
“That’s an indicator to me that those results point them…
By Eric Miller, Staff Reporter
This story appears in the Sept. 9 print edition of Transport Topics