Federal agencies that regulate the trucking industry Transportation regulations are issued by three different organizations: the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA). New rules for truck drivers might come from any of these three agencies each year. States may also issue their own regulations.
Hours of Service
Truck drivers are only allowed to drive so many hours before taking a break or getting some sleep. The term “Hours of Service” refers to the maximum amount of time drivers are permitted […]