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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), including more than 500,000 commercial trucking companies, more than 4,000 interstate bus companies, and more than four million commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders. “FMCSA’s MISSION is to save lives and reduce crashes […]

FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

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In 2020, 4,014 people lost their lives in collisions with commercial motor vehicles. These fatalities involved drivers of passenger cars 68% of the time and drivers of commercial vehicles 15% of the time. 16% of the fatalities are pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. Compared to 2009, when it was at its lowest level since fatal crash […]

DOT Compliance Training from DOTReady

DOT Compliance Consultants

Our goal is to help motor carriers around the country gain access to effective safety management training systems that equip them with the knowledge needed to meet DOT regulations. With our training, you can reduce DOT infractions and accidents, reduce operational costs, and avoid unnecessary obstacles. Together, we work to make public roads safer and […]

COVID-19 Hours of Service Extension

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) latest notification, it plans to continue the national emergency warrants extension that is exempted from certain requirements in 49 CFR Part 395 (maximum driving time) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty states and the District of Columbia. About FMCSA’s Declaration No. […]

Understanding the FMCSA’s Insurance Requirements for Motor Carriers

FMCSA Insurance Filing Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires commercial motor carrier companies to have insurance in place to protect against potential losses resulting from accidents involving their vehicles. The specific insurance filing requirements vary depending on the type of operation and the size of the fleet.