350.403 What are the High Priority Program objectives§ 350.403 What are the High Priority Program objectives?
FMCSA may use the High Priority Program funds to support, enrich, or evaluate CMV safety programs and to:
(a) Target unsafe driving of CMVs and non-CMVs in areas identified as high-risk crash corridors;
(b) Improve the safe and secure movement of hazardous materials;
(c) Improve safe transportation of goods and passengers in foreign commerce;
(d) Demonstrate new technologies to improve CMV safety;
(e) Support participation in PRISM by Lead State Agencies:
(1) Before October 1, 2020, to achieve full participation in PRISM; and
(2) Beginning on October 1, 2020, or once full participation in PRISM is achieved, whichever is sooner, to conduct special initiatives or projects that exceed routine operations for participation;
(f) Support participation in PRISM by entities other than Lead State Agencies;
(g) Support safety data improvement projects conducted by:
(1) Lead State Agencies for projects that exceed MCSAP safety data requirements; or
(2) Entities other than Lead State Agencies for projects that meet or exceed MCSAP safety data requirements;
(h) Advance the technological capability and promote the Innovative Technology Deployment of intelligent transportation system applications for CMV operations by States;
(i) Increase public awareness and education on CMV safety; or
(j) Otherwise improve CMV safety.