What is the FMCSA?

The FMCSA, officially known as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act was created in 1999 as a separate administration within the United States Department of Transportation. The FMCSA is based in Washington DC, and employs 1000+ individuals in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The FMCSA’s mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

  • Develops and enforces data-driven regulations that balance motor carrier (truck and bus companies) safety with efficiency;
  • Harnesses safety information systems to focus on higher risk carriers in enforcing the safety regulations;
  • Targets educational messages to carriers, commercial drivers, and the public; and
  • Partners with stakeholders including Federal, State, and local enforcement agencies, the motor carrier industry, safety groups, and organized labor on efforts to reduce bus and truck-related crashes.

Need to contact the FMCSA?

Their phone number is 800-832-5660

Their official address is 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE – Washington DC 20590

Their email address is [email protected]

Their business hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm ET Monday through Friday

FMCSA on Twitter
FMCSA on Facebook