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Team Charter

Revised January 11, 2011

Name:

Speed Management Team

Sponsors:

Joseph Toole, Associate Administrator for Safety, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Office of Safety
Larry Minor, Associate Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Office of Policy and Program Development
Jeffrey Michael, Associate Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Research and Program Development

Leaders:

Guan Xu, FHWA
Michael Huntley, FMCSA
Wil Price, NHTSA

Background:

Speeding – exceeding the posted speed limit or driving too fast for conditions – is one of the most prevalent factors contributing to traffic crashes. The economic cost to society of speeding-related crashes is estimated by NHTSA to be $40.4 billion per year. In 2009, speeding was a contributing factor in approximately 31 percent of all fatal crashes, and 10,564 lives were lost in speeding-related crashes.

Goal:

Department of Transportation Intermodal Speed Team aims to reduce speeding-related fatalities, injuries and crashes through the application and promotion of enforcement, engineering, educational, and evaluative approaches in a collaborative manner among member agencies in support of the US DOT goal of reducing the number of total traffic fatalities.

Objectives:

Activities:

Resources:

FHWA: Office of Safety, Office of Safety R&D, Resource Center

FMCSA: Office of Policy and Program Development

NHTSA: Enforcement and Justice Services Division, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Office of Behavioral Safety Research, Office of Communications and Consumer Information, Office of Strategic Planning Special Crash Investigations Unit.

Sponsors Approval:

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Joseph Toole / Date
Associate Administrator for Safety
Federal Highway Administration

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Larry Minor / Date
Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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Jeffrey Michael / Date
Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


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