ABSTRACT

Risk/Benefit-Cost Analysis: Prohibiting Hazardous Material in External Piping of MC 306/DOT 406 Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles - Preliminary Assessment   [open pdf - 2MB]

"This analysis is a preliminary look at the risks inherent in the current system of operating cargo tank motor vehicles with the external mapping filled with flammable and combustible liquids Benefits and costs of alternatives are considered. The purpose of this analysis is to develop enough information to help make risk and cost informed judgments whether to proceed with rulemaking or other approaches to eliminate risks from wet lines m flammable and combustible hazardous material transportation. Further data and analysis may be necessary for longer term decision-making processes."

Report Number:
DHM-20
Publisher:
Date:
1999-01-25
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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