RSF 90, ITD and PRISM-Related Training - MCSAP 19

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Over the past few years, Kentucky has made significant changes to the way screening data is accessed as well as how inspections are documented and reported by KSP-CVE. The CVIEW is now the primary means for verifying credentials, registration, and safety information by KSP-CVE. New inspection software is now utilized to document and report all inspections of commercial vehicles. KATS technology is available in 13 of Kentucky’s 14 weigh stations and at 3 virtual weigh stations. The KSP-CVE officers in particular have numerous responsibilities so it is critical that annual training on these technologies and systems is provided. Even with recent training in every region of the state, it is clear that many are not comfortable with some of the systems and technologies or the information being provided. Kentucky, like most states, does not have sufficient resources to stop every vehicle and verify the credentials and registration or perform an inspection. This project can improve the safety of commercial vehicle operations and improve compliance with credential and registration regulations by helping KSP-CVE to identify carriers or vehicles with a specific problem. Similar training has been conducted annually for the past four years and KSP-CVE supervisors and Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation staff have noted an increase in the credential violations that were identified along with increases in the out-of-service rates for those utilizing the data. A separate study conducted by the KTC noted that when this type of data was used to choose a vehicle for inspection (rather than randomly choosing a vehicle) the vehicle out-of-service rate rose from 16.22 percent to 38.46 percent. The objectives of this project include: 1. To provide hands-on training to all KSP-CVE inspectors and officers. 2. To increase knowledge and usage of the electronic screening checkbox (in the inspection software). 3. To increase the driver and vehicle OOS over state rates when screening systems are utilized. 4. To increase the number of credential and safety violations identified on inspections for inspections identified using screening systems.
Effective start/end date10/1/199/30/20


  • KY Transportation Cabinet: $40,000.00


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