Accident Cost Table -
These manuals have been prepared as part of the ongoing effort
within the FHWA to reduce the number of vehicle accidents and the
number of hazardous materials incidents during transportation and on
Crash Cost Worksheet
Online Registration and USDOT Number
Read details about applying for a USDOT number or motor carrier certificate of authority,
making changes to a
name and/or address for an existing certificate of authority, or
learn how to request reinstatement of a certificate of authority. Insurance
companies and representatives can pay filing fees for motor carrier
insurances via credit card. Motor carriers, brokers, freight
forwarders and drivers can pay levies and fines via credit card.
and Technical Assistance Package -
The FMCSA announces a new electronic Educational and Technical
Assistance package to assist new and existing motor carriers in their
compliance efforts. It provides an easier way to obtain summaries of
key regulations, required forms, and other safety-related information.
This user-friendly guide to truck and bus safety will help individuals
gain a basic knowledge of the requirements of the Federal Motor
Carrier Safety Regulations.
Biometric Identification Standards Research - Final Report - Executive Summary
Download the entire report (ZIP file - 419Kb)
Zip files may be downloaded using
FMCSA Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Hazardous Materials Incident Report (Form F 5800.1)
Guidance For Preparing Hazardous Materials Incident Reports
How to Comply with the Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations -
Implementation Guidelines for Alcohol and Drug Regulations in Highway TransportationPDF Version - HTML Version
About Uniformity of State Hazardous Materials Permitting and
Registration for Motor Carriers and Shippers (The
recommendations relating to CMV driver physical qualifications.
available in PDF format!
Medical Examination Report Form
Medical Examiner's Certificate New
This site is
designed to assist persons who are interested in interstate surface
transportation businesses. The rules, regulations, and requirements
governing interstate surface transportation are administered by two
agencies of the federal government and applicable state agencies.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the Department of
Transportation operates and maintains the Motor Carrier
Management Information System (MCMIS). MCMIS contains information on
the safety fitness of commercial motor carriers and hazardous material
(HM) shippers subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
and the Hazardous Materials Regulations. This information is available
to the general public through the MCMIS Data Dissemination Program.
Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP)
MCSAP is a Federal grant program for all States, Territories,
and the District of Columbia. Its goal is to reduce the number and
severity of accidents and hazardous materials incidents involving
commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).
Drive Safely at Work Week
Large Truck Crash Causation Study Underway
Unsafe Driving Acts of Motorists in the Vicinity of Large Trucks
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