Understanding Federal Regulations: Is Your Vehicle Regulated and What Does That Mean?

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Based on the characteristics of your organizational vehicles and their use, your organization may be subject to regulations at both the state and federal levels. The following factors impact your regulatory requirements:
  • Vehicle types
  • Vehicle weights
  • Use of vehicles (i.e., transportation of others)
  • Radius of operations
  • Driver medical requirements
  • Licensing and registration requirements

Getting Answers

Do I need a USDOT Number? – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

The Motor Carrier Safety Planner – FMCSA

Safety & Fitness Electronic Records (SAFR) System – United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)

School Bus Safety Requirements – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Faith Based Organization-Related Transportation – FMCSA

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