DOT - 49 CFR PART 350
COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||1 October 2016|
What is the purpose of this part?
The purpose of this part is to ensure the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), States, local government agencies and other political jurisdictions work in partnership to establish programs to improve motor carrier, CMV, and driver safety to support a safe and efficient transportation system by-
(a) Making targeted investments to promote safe CMV transportation, including transportation of passengers and hazardous materials;
(b) Investing in activities likely to generate maximum reductions in the number and severity of CMV crashes and fatalities resulting from such crashes;
(c) Adopting and enforcing effective motor carrier, CMV, and driver safety regulations and practices consistent with Federal requirements; and
(d) Assessing and improving State wide performance by setting program goals and meeting performance standards, measures and benchmarks.