The Crash Preventability Demonstration Program officially launched Aug. 1. The program is to test the feasibility and usefulness of determining crash preventability in a limited number of truck-involved crash types. Generally, crash types are considered less complex.
Since the program launched, more than 2,500 requests for review have been submitted to FMCSA. Problem is, the agency identified some areas of the program that need more explanation and instruction.
The program allows motor carriers to request a review of a crash to determine if the motor carrier could have prevented the crash. The demonstration program is limited to eight specific types of crashes