DOT - 49 CFR PART 350
MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND HIGH PRIORITY PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||1 October 2019|
What is the purpose of this part?
The purpose of this part is to ensure that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and States, local government agencies, other political jurisdictions, federally recognized Indian tribes, and other organizations and persons 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 Statewide performance by setting program goals and meeting performance standards, measures, and benchmarks.
[78 FR 60230, Oct. 1, 2013, as amended at 81 FR 71010, Oct. 14, 2016]