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Project Title: Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan

PIN: TRB-SASP-17-02         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

Morris, Joseph

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan
February 8, 2018 - February 8, 2018
Web-Meeting 2

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Anusha Jayasinghe
Phone: 202-334-2401
Fax: 202-334-3510


Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan Committee
Public Webinar
February 8 2018
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST.

The committee will conduct a public webinar on research priorities for improving estimates of the effect of changes in size and weight limits on traffic safety and on enforcement of truck regulations. A panel of experts will discuss research priorities, research methods, and associated data needs, to help the committee formulate its research plan on these topics.

10:30 am: Introduction to the webinar: David Harkey (committee), Joe Morris (TRB)
10:45: Panelist comments (responses to the attached committee questions)
10:45: John Woodrooffe, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
11:00: Paul Jovanis, Penn State University
11:15: Linda Boyle, University of Washington
11:30: Eric Teoh, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
11:45: Jonathan Regehr, University of Manitoba

12:00 pm: TRB committee follow-up questions to panelists (David Harkey, moderator)
12:50: Summary comments (David Harkey)
1:00: Webinar ends