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State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program Final Rule Fact Sheet


This fact sheet summarizes the State Safety Oversight (SSO) final rule (49 CFR part 674), which strengthens an State Safety Oversight Agency’s authority to investigate accidents and oversee a rail transit agency’s implementation of its System Safety Program Plan and Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan.

Last updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018
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