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.
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.