The Impact of the ISO 9000 Quality Assurance Standard on Safety Performance in the Trucking Industry

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(100)
Lead Organization: Minnesota Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Feb 01, 2001
Solicitation Number: 130
Partners: University of Minnesota, MN, MT, NY, WA
Contractor(s): University of Minnesota
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2010
Contract End Date: Jul 31, 2002
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $95,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $95,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Lisa Jansen
lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Phone: 651-366-3779
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Minnesota Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Montana Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
New York State Department of Transportation 2000 $10,000.00 Sreenivas Alampalli 518-457-4544 Sreenivas.Alampalli@dot.ny.gov
University of Minnesota 2000 $25,000.00 Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Washington State Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Douglas Brodin 360-705-7972 brodind@wsdot.wa.gov

Objectives

The overall goal of this study is to increase safety and decrease motor carrier crashes and fatalities. There are over 300,000 organizations worldwide that have been certified and almost as many in the process of becoming certified. The proposed research deals with approximately 200 U.S. trucking companies that are ISO 9000 certified. The intent of the research is to explore the ISO 9000 quality assurance system, and use the results to provide guidance to regulators and firms in the trucking industry. (updated 7/7/01)

Comments

Kick-off meeting held in February 2001. Study ongoing. (updated 7/7/01)

Subjects: Safety and Human Performance

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Privacy Download
ISO 9000's Effects on Accident Reduction in the U.S. Motor Carrier Industry Final Report Public

No document attached.

The Impact of the ISO 9000 Quality Assurance Standard on Safety Performance in the Trucking Industry

General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(100)
Lead Organization: Minnesota Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Feb 01, 2001
Solicitation Number: 130
Partners: University of Minnesota, MN, MT, NY, WA
Contractor(s): University of Minnesota
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2010
Contract End Date: Jul 31, 2002
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $95,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $95,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Lisa Jansen
lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Phone: 651-366-3779
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Minnesota Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Montana Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
New York State Department of Transportation 2000 $10,000.00 Sreenivas Alampalli 518-457-4544 Sreenivas.Alampalli@dot.ny.gov
University of Minnesota 2000 $25,000.00 Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Washington State Department of Transportation 2000 $20,000.00 Douglas Brodin 360-705-7972 brodind@wsdot.wa.gov

Study Description

Objectives

The overall goal of this study is to increase safety and decrease motor carrier crashes and fatalities. There are over 300,000 organizations worldwide that have been certified and almost as many in the process of becoming certified. The proposed research deals with approximately 200 U.S. trucking companies that are ISO 9000 certified. The intent of the research is to explore the ISO 9000 quality assurance system, and use the results to provide guidance to regulators and firms in the trucking industry. (updated 7/7/01)

Comments

Kick-off meeting held in February 2001. Study ongoing. (updated 7/7/01)

Subjects: Safety and Human Performance

Title File/Link Type Private
ISO 9000's Effects on Accident Reduction in the U.S. Motor Carrier Industry Final Report Public
No document attached.

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