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... Research Results Digest 4 Subject Areas: IV Operations and Safety, VI Public Transit, and VIII Freight Transportation CTBSSP Manager: Christopher W Jenks December 2005 COMMERCIAL TRUCK AND BUS SAFETY SYNTHESIS PROGRAM Sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration COMMERCIAL TRUCK AND BUS SAFETY SYNTHESIS PROGRAM: A STATUS REPORT This is a staff digest of the progress and status of the Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program, which is administered by the Transportation Research Board.
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... INTRODUCTION Administrators, commercial truck and bus carriers, government regulators, and researchers continually face problems on which much information already exists, either in documented form or in terms of undocumented experience and practice. Unfortunately, this information is frequently fragmented, scattered, and underevaluated.
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... recommended topics is sincerely appreciated, and they are urged to continue to suggest topics. Conduct of the Studies Throughout the year, following the program oversight panel's selection of topics, studies are initiated in the order of priority assigned by the panel.
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... 4Table 3 PUBLISHED CTBSSP SYNTHESES No. Title/Pages/Price 1 Effective Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Management Techniques (2003)
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... Table 4 SUGGESTED FORMAT FOR RECOMMENDED SYNTHESIS TOPICS Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program TITLE: SUBMITTED BY: SCOPE: SYNTHESIS AUDIENCE: AGENCIES TO BE SURVEYED: INFORMATION SOURCES: Preferably 10 words or fewer. Name of submitter and organization.
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... Transportation Research Board 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 These digests are issued in order to increase awareness of research results emanating from projects in the Cooperative Research Programs (CRP)

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