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Collision and Lane Departure Warning Systems for the Trucking Industry : Cost-Benefit Analyses

Publisher: New York [New York] : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2014]
Series: Transportation issues, policies and R & D series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) safety goal is to reduce the number and severity of commercial motor vehicle fatalities and crashes. During the last several years, FMCSA has collaborated with the trucking industry to test, evaluate, and facilitate the deployment of several onboard safety systems for commercial motor vehicles to increase the safety of all roadway users. The purpose of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moretti, Marcus.
Collision and Lane Departure Warning Systems for the Trucking Industry : Cost-Benefit Analyses.
Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781633215566 1633215563
OCLC Number: 888411722
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: COLLISION AND LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEMS FOR THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY: COST-BENEFIT ANALYSES; COLLISION AND LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEMS FOR THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY: COST-BENEFIT ANALYSES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: ANALYSIS OF BENEFITS AND COSTS OF FORWARD COLLISION WARNING SYSTEMS FOR THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY; ABSTRACT; ACRONYMS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS STEPS; 3. BENEFITS CALCULATIONS; 4. COST CALCULATIONS; 5. BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS CALCULATIONS; FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION; REFERENCES. APPENDIX A: DESCRIPTION OF DATA SETSAPPENDIX B. INTERVIEW GUIDE -MOTOR CARRIERAND VENDOR DATA ON FCWS EFFICACY AND RETURNON INVESTMENT; APPENDIX C. SUPPORTING DATA; APPENDIX D. COST DATA -MOTOR CARRIER QUESTIONNAIRE AND RESPONDENT DEMOGRAPHICS; Chapter 2: ANALYSIS OF BENEFITS AND COSTS OF LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEMS FOR THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY; ABSTRACT; ACRONYMS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS STEPS; 3. BENEFITS CALCULATIONS; 4. COST CALCULATIONS; 5. BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS CALCULATIONS; FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A. DESCRIPTION OF DATA SETS. Appendix b. supporting dataappendix c. cost data -motor carrier questionnaire and respondent demographics; part 2. survey respondent demographics; index.
Series Title: Transportation issues, policies and R & D series.
Responsibility: Marcus Moretti, editor.

Abstract:

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) safety goal is to reduce the number and severity of commercial motor vehicle fatalities and crashes. During the last several years, FMCSA has collaborated with the trucking industry to test, evaluate, and facilitate the deployment of several onboard safety systems for commercial motor vehicles to increase the safety of all roadway users. The purpose of this book is to evaluate costs and benefits for industry associated with Forward Collision Warning Systems that can reduce large truck rear-end crashes.
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