Special Committee on Research and Innovation

AASHTO Liaison
Glenn Page, Associate Program Director, Project Delivery

Untitled Document


Research Report Copyright and Disclaimer Language


The Transportation Knowledge Networks (TKN) Task Force is developing guidance for completing the Technical Report Documentation page. We’re preparing a template with instructions, an example form, and would like to also provide examples of copyright and disclaimer language. Pease send me your standard copyright and disclaimer language. We’ll make all available to you via the SCOR/RAC website. FYI, MDT’s language is below.

MDT Copyright Language

You are free to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work; make derivative works; make commercial use of the work under the condition that you give the original author and sponsor credit. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from the sponsor. Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above.

Disclaimer Language

This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) in the interest of information exchange. The State of Montana and the United States assume no liability for the use or misuse of its contents.

The contents of this document reflect the views of the authors, who are solely responsible for the facts and accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views or official policies of MDT or the USDOT.

The State of Montana and the United States do not endorse products of manufacturers.

This document does not constitute a standard, specification, policy or regulation.

Susan Sillick
Research Programs Manager
2701 Prospect Avenue
Helena, Montana 59620-1001
United States
Phone: United States
E-Mail Address: ssillick@MT.GOV