Identifying Dangerous Trucking Firms

  title={Identifying Dangerous Trucking Firms},
  author={Leon N. Moses},
The paper develops a statistical procedure for predicting the safety performance of motor carriers based on characteristics of firms and results of two government safety enforcement programs. One program is an audit of management safety practices, and the other is a program to inspect drivers and vehicles at the roadside for compliance with safety regulations. The technique can be used to provide safety regulators with an empirical approach to identify the most dangerous firms and provide a… CONTINUE READING

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