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The Motor Carrier Safety Planner

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The Motor Carrier Safety Planner is an online guide, created and maintained by FMCSA, that makes it easy for companies that operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) to understand and comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs).

The Safety Planner is free and open to the public. Motor carriers can log in to customize their own Safety Planner, saving chapters and forms and making highlights and notes on information most relevant to their operations.

Motor carriers and drivers are responsible for knowing and complying with all applicable FMCSRs. The information on this website, when effectively applied, will contribute to safer motor carrier operations and roadways.

Please visit the Motor Carrier Safety Planner, share its content, and send us feedback to let us know how we can continue to improve our education resources.


This Motor Carrier Safety Planner is distributed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). It is meant to serve as a guide only; the Agency does not assume responsibility for any omissions, errors, or ambiguity contained therein. The contents may not be relied upon as a substitute for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Last updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2024