Comprehensive Truck Size & Weight Limits Study Peer Review
- The National Academies TRB-SASP-13-03 – Follow this link for more information regarding the independent peer review of the USDOT Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study
- Updated April 18, 2014
- Transportation Research Board's (TRB) Independent Peer Review Committee's First Letter Report (Desk Scans) – On April 8, 2014, the TRB released the first letter report from their independent peer review committee that is looking at the USDOT Truck Size and Weight Limits Study. This first report reviews five preliminary products of the study, called desk scans, which are surveys of past research and analysis methods for estimating the effects of changes in truck size and weight limits in each of five areas: bridges, pavements, truck and rail shares of freight traffic, safety, and enforcement of truck regulations. Additional information can be found here: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/projectview.aspx?key=49568.
- Transportation Research Board's Independent Peer Review Committee's Meeting on Technical Analysis Methods – On April 14, 2014, the TRB TSW Peer Review Committee held a meeting in Washington, D.C.. The Committee discussed the USDOT Truck Size and Weight Limits Study technical analysis methods with the USDOT Study Team in order to prepare for the Committee's review of the technical analysis reports to be released by USDOT later this spring. The meeting was open to the public. Additional information can be found here: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/projectview.aspx?key=49568.