Category: FMCSA Resources

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    The FMCSA is the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), to include 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 and injuries by […]

  • FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

    FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

    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 Training from DOTReady

    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

    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

    Understanding the FMCSA’s Insurance Requirements for Motor Carriers

    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.

  • FMCSA Activities & Acronyms

    FMCSA Activities & Acronyms

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is a government agency that is responsible for promoting safety in the trucking industry. It does this by setting safety standards and regulations for commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses, and by enforcing those regulations through inspections, investigations, and other enforcement actions. The FMCSA also provides training […]