The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
is the federal agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) responsible for ensuring, improving, and enforcing the safe operations of the nation’s registered
commercial motor carriers and drivers. To accomplish these goals, the Agency works with Federal, State, and local enforcement agencies, among other groups.
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