Title: An overview of truck and bus safety: 1999 Knoxville Symposium

Authors: Zach G. Zacharia, John E. Tidwell, Stephen H. Richards

Addresses: Center for Transportation Research, The University of Tennessee, Suite 309 Conference Center Building, Knoxville, TN, USA. ' Center for Transportation Research, The University of Tennessee, Suite 309 Conference Center Building, Knoxville, TN, USA. ' Center for Transportation Research, The University of Tennessee, Suite 309 Conference Center Building, Knoxville, TN, USA.

Abstract: This paper presents a summary of the topics and discussions from the Second International Truck and Bus Safety Symposium held in Knoxville, Tennessee, October 6-8, 1999. This paper is not a technical paper but is based on the symposium proceedings, which can be accessed for more technical information. The symposium provided an opportunity for the many stakeholders in truck and bus safety, such as carriers, shippers, inspectors, law enforcement officials, insurers, regulators, manufacturers and researchers, to network and discuss the key issues associated with truck and bus safety.

Keywords: hours of service; Safety Symposium; vehicle safety, bus safety; truck safety.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.2001.005217

International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2001 Vol.26 No.4, pp.442 - 453

Published online: 11 Sep 2004 *

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