A Report to the Maryland General Assembly Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and House Appropriations Committee regarding Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Network
This report describes the benefit-cost analysis of the Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Network (CVISN) program in Maryland. The results are presented in the form of estimated benefit-to-cost ratios. The ratios are based on a ten-year lifecycle for the project, with full deployment of the system in year 1 and participation in the program by industry increasing gradually in the first years, more rapidly in the middle years and leveling off in the final years of the lifecycle. Findings include:
- An overall benefit-to-cost ratio ranging from 3.17 to 4.83.
- Credential processing benefit-to-cost ratio between 1.93 and 3.00.
- Roadside operations of safety enforcement with a benefit/cost ratio between 4.01 to 6.08.
- The benefit-to-cost ratio for state agencies is between 1.41 and 1.66.
- Commercial motor carrier industry achieving a benefit-to-cost ratio between 6.49 to 10.71.