As the lead government agency responsible for the regulation and safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMV), FMCSA awards HP-ITD funds to support innovative and impactful projects that advance its mission to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
is available for the support of innovative projects that improve safety and compliance with CMV regulations, are national in scope, demonstrate new technologies, and reduce the number of CMV crashes.
These activities are supported in alignment with the U. S. Department of Transportations strategic goals of:
•SAFETY:Reduce transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries across the transportation system.
•INFRASTRUCTURE:Invest in infrastructure to ensure safety, mobility and accessibility and to stimulate economic growth, productivity and competitiveness for American workers and businesses.
•INNOVATION:Lead in the development and deployment of innovative practices and technologies that improve the safety and performance of the Nations transportation system.
•ACCOUNTABILITY:Serve the Nation with reduced regulatory burden and greater efficiency, effectiveness and accountability.