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FMCSA schedules public listening session on strategic plan

September 2, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has scheduled a public listening session for Sept. 8 to gather input on the development of the agency's next five-year strategic plan.

According to a notice (.pdf file) published in the Aug. 30 Federal Register, the agency is seeking input on issues facing the motor carrier industry and stakeholders, including:

  • Strengthening the agency's role in improving the safety of commercial motor vehicles
  • Having a greater impact on the reduction of injury and loss of life on the nation's highways
  • Improving the agency's partnership with stakeholders representing state enforcement agencies, safety advocacy groups, the motor carrier industry and the general public
  • Advancing vehicle technologies to impact the future of driver behavior, vehicle safety and motor carrier safety
FMCSA is accepting comment until Sept. 30 on the upcoming strategic plan.