Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT),
FMCSA’s primary mission is to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. To accomplish this mission, the Agency works with
Federal, State, and local enforcement agencies, the motor carrier community, and others.
What does FMCSA do?
Regulates compliance and enforcement to remove high-risk carriers from the nation's roadways
Coordinates research and development to improve safe motor carrier operations and commercial motor vehicle technologies
Promotes motor carrier safety by collecting and distributing safety data, and offering financial assistance to states for commercial motor vehicle safety programs