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Selection Criteria

Questions and Answers:

Q: Does FMCSA want only crashes involving commercial motor vehicles?
A: No. FMCSA selection criteria includes crashes involving Federal, State, and Local Government-owned vehicles.

Q: Does FMCSA want crashes where the driver of the vehicle does not have a CDL?
A: YES. A truck between 10,001 to 26,000 lbs. or a bus with 9-15 seats does not require a CDL, but does qualify.

Q: Does FMCSA want crashes for trucks and buses used by a business to transport its own property or people?
A: YES. Crashes should be reported for business-owned vehicles transporting their own goods (private).