Below you will find a collection of very important and current regulatory issues.

Regulatory Notices & OOIDA Comments

To view relevant State or Federal Register rulemaking proceedings and OOIDA comments, click here. Want to learn how to make comments to any Federal Register notice? Click here.

New Medical Certification Requirements

Extension of Certificate Retention Requirements

FMCSA Announces Extension of Paper Medical Certificate Requirement

Hang on to those medical certificates for another year (Land Line Magazine)

General Information


State-by-State Instructions Updated May 16, 2013

Find A Medical Examiner

New! Review a DOT Doctor

Washington State Department of Licensing video explaining requirements


EOBR Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

HOS Regulations as of July 2013

Interstate Truck Driver’s Guide to Hours of Service

HOS Questions and Answers

CSA: Compliance Safety Accountability

Learn more about the program and what it means for you.


Example Warning Letter and Fact Sheet

Warning Letter Tip-sheet for Motor Carriers

Pre-Employment Screening Program

Follow these easy steps to enroll with the Pre-Employment Screening Program:

  1. Download the PSP enrollment agreement (PDF).
  2. Follow the instructions found on page 1

To make a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for a “free” copy from FMCSA of your personal driving records held by the Agency, download each of the following files, fill them out completely and mail to the address contained on the Driver FOIA. You must complete both sections of the Privacy-Waiver form.

  • Driver FOIA form here
  • Privacy-Waiver form here

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Facts About Your TWIC

Helpful hints when applying for your Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Latest TWIC Dashboard from DHS

Information Bulletin for Individuals on Comparability of Threat Assessments


Regulatory Resources

Below is a collection of useful regulatory resources to help you and your operation.

State-by-State Speed Limits

For a chart of maximum speed limits by state, click here.


Click here for CARB Fact Sheets on their various trucking related regulations.

GAO Studies

To view a library of relevant transportation studies by the GAO, click here.

Leasing Regulations

Your operating lease with a motor carrier is governed by regulation contained in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations – part 376. Read them here.

Have questions regarding your lease?  Click here for commonly asked questions.

Lumping Regulations

Title 49 United States Code §14103 (a) and (b) LOADING AND UNLOADING MOTOR VEHICLES

Read the regulations here.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency

Executive Report – 6 x 2 (Dead Axle) Tractors

Executive Report – Wide Base Tires