REVIEW OF SAFETY RELATED STATUTORY AUTHORITY ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The report is an overview of the legislative authority giving the Department of Transportation responsibility for transportation safety. These responsibilities are summarized by mode and modal administration with special emphasis on the R and D role. Legislation dealing with environmental protection which has only incidential impacts on safety has been omitted, as had legislation administered by the Secretary of Transportation for the protection of common carrier employees. Appropriate legislative and regulatory authorities are cited which identify the authorization to perform the R and D in support of the safety responsibilities.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Glater, D S
    • Accola, N
  • Publication Date: 1973-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 39 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052166
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-73-45 Intrm Rpt
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM