Aug 01 2019 · The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is dedicated to saving lives by preventing crashes involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). This fact sheet provides a snapshot of the CMV industry as it relates to fatalities resulting from large truck and bus crashes.
The Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS) reported that 5 percent of truck crashes occurred when the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver was following the lead vehicle too closely. 15 Below are some tips that will help you maintain the correct following distance during various driving conditions. TIP #1: Maintain a Safe Following Distance
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Texting while driving is illegal for CMV drivers. 83 Texting is an easy way to keep in touch with people. Yet texting can also be one of the most dangerous distractions in your truck. Texting takes your eyes hands and mind off the job of driving. In order to read or send a
Guidance: §390.5 of the FMCSRs includes in the definition of CMV a vehicle with a GVWR or GCWR of 10001 or more pounds. The section further defines GCWR as the value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination (articulated) vehicle.
Mar 21 2017 · In general a CMV (commercial motor vehicle) is a vehicle that is used as part of a business and is involved in interstate commerce and fits any of these descriptions: Weighs 10001 pounds or more Has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) or gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 10001 pounds or more
May 25 2020 · The weight threshold of 10001 pounds or greater in the CMV definition (§390.5) includes the truck load and any attached trailer (including a small utility trailer). This weight is based on the manufacturers specifications of the truck by itself or with a trailer.