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What about carriers seeking an HMSP with insufficient SMS data to calculate a percentile in SMS?

FAQ 18: What about carriers seeking an HMSP with insufficient SMS data to calculate a percentile in SMS?

Answer: For HMSP carriers with insufficient data to calculate a percentile in SMS - those who rarely undergo roadside inspections and have a safety rating over 4 years old - FMCSA will conduct comprehensive investigation to calculate a percentile in SMS during any month of the current 48-month period.

Regulatory Topic: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits
Published Date: Monday, August 18, 2025
Issued Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015