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Regulatory Guidance

Welcome to the FMCSA Guidance Portal. This web portal is a searchable, indexed database that contains and links to all guidance documents in effect from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, unless expressly authorized by statute or incorporated into a contract.

To comment on any guidance document, or to request issuance, reconsideration, modification, or rescission of any guidance document, please identify the guidance document in your request and send it to: FMCSAguidance@dot.gov. NOTE: The FMCSAguidance mailbox is not intended to serve as a mailbox for general inquiries. For inquiries that go beyond the limited purpose of the FMCSAguidance mailbox, please call FMCSA's Information Line (800-832-5660) or visit FMCSA's "Contact Us" page to send your inquiry to the appropriate mailbox.

Subject Sort ascending Agency Identifier Topic Issued Date
§391.21(b)(11) requires that an application for employment contain 10 years of prior employment information on the driver. FMCSA-DQ-391.21-Q003 391.21, application, driver application, employment history, Mexico, Mexican driver, Canada, Canadian Driver Licencia Federal
§391.2 General exemptions. FMCSA-DQ-391.2-Q002 Driver qualification exemptions
§391.2 General exemptions FMCSA-DQ-391.2-Q001 Driver qualification exemptions
§391.15 Disqualification of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.15-Q002 Driver disqualification
§391.15 Disqualification of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.15-Q003 Driver disqualification
§391.15 Disqualification of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.15-Q004 Driver disqualification
§391.15 Disqualification of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.15-Q001 Driver disqualification
§391.15 Disqualification of drivers FMCSA-DQ-391.15-Q006 n/a
§391.11 General qualifications of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.11-Q003 General driver qualifications
§391.11 General qualifications of drivers. FMCSA-DQ-391.11-Q005 General driver qualifications