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At the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) our job is to make safety Job 1 for everyone in the industry.
FMCSA’s New Entrant Program monitors motor carriers for their first 18 months on the road to help them understand and comply with safety regulations with a goal of reducing crashes on our roads. This website offers educational resources for new entrant carriers.
Learn how you can prepare for a Safety Audit with our new Resource Guide.
Motor Carriers
If you have received a letter asking you to upload documents.
Or, if you are a member of the enforcement community.
Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT),
FMCSA’s primary mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. The Agency works with Federal, State, and local enforcement agencies, the motor carrier community, and others to accomplish this goal.
Learn more on the FMCSA Website.
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 States financial assistance for commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590 • 1-800-832-5660 • TTY: 1-800-877-8339 • Field Office Contacts