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DOT - 2606 - Post-Accident Report Working Group - Statutory (Congress Created)
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NamePost-Accident Report Working GroupAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2018Committee Number2606
Original Establishment Date10/13/2016Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/29/2017Committee URLhttps://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/par
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date10/13/2016Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter10/13/2018Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Shannon
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Watson
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Pub. L. 114-94Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 385-2395
Effective Date Of Authority*12/4/2015Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*shannon.watson@dot.gov
Committee Type*Ad hoc
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*PARWG reported its findings and recommendations, including best practices for State post-accident reports, to achieve its purpose.
How is membership balanced?*The Working Group shall be comprised of no more than 25 members representing the following interests and/or entities: Members representing the States or State law enforcement officials. These members shall comprise the majority of the Working Group (i .e., no less than 5 I percent);Members representing the FMCSA-regulated motor carrier industry; Members representing organized labor; Members who arc safety advocates or represent safety advocacy organizations; and Members representing other interested parties.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Working Group meets three times in public sessions each year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Working Group reviewed the data elements of post-accident reports for tow-away accidents required to be reported to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and that involve FMCSA-regulated commercial motor vehicles. With its unique expertise, including a majority of law enforcement members, as mandated by the FAST Act, the committee made recommendations to FMCSA and DOT on ways to improve reporting of crash data.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksNo meetings were held in FY18. The work of the committee is done.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentA new working group composed of FMCSA and NHTSA representatives is now reviewing the PAR's recommendations for inclusion in the next version of the MMUCC. The outcomes in all areas are not yet known but the potential for advancement in the areas selected is great.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*2Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe PAR issued two reports making recommendations to FMCSA and DOT. Both reports are found at its webpage at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/par.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAs a result of the PAR meetings, and the inclusion of NHTSA in these meetings, FMCSA and NHTSA established a workgroup to carry out the PAR's recommendations in January 2017. The workgroup meets occasionally to identify the best way to incorporate the PAR's recommendations into the Minimum Model Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC), NHTSA's voluntary standard that describes motor vehicle crashes that can be used to generate information to improve highway safety in the US.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*The PAR Working Group Advisory Committee (PAR) was established to complete action on FAST Act requirements to convene a working group to provide advice on improving the quality of post-accident reports that States issue for tow-away accidents involving FMCSA-regulated CMVs. The Act required that the group present recommendations and best practices for the reports to the Secretary for action by the States. This supports FMCSA's strategic plan by fulfilling our mission to improve communication with our stakeholders and improve processes that will increase safety on our highways.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Applied Science
Statistics
Data
Data Integrity
Data Quality
Health
Safety
Transportation
Surface and Vehicular Transportation
Highways
Mass Transit
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-001659Post-Accident Report Working Group2017