This publication discusses the motor carrier activities of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as established in Title IV of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, which is the Motor Carrier Act of 1991. The report is organized in three parts. Part 1, Safety Requirements, covers vehicle standards, driver standards, and hazardous materials standards. Part 2, Industry, State, and Federal Cooperation, covers safety fitness, the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program, the Commercial Driver's License Program, truck size and weight, and advanced technology. Part 3, Uniformity, covers safety regulations, inspections and fines, licensing, registration and taxation requirements, hazardous materials registration and permitting, and accident data. Following the main text, two lists are provided: major laws affecting motor carrier issues and organizational responsibilities within the FHWA's Office of Motor Carriers.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Motor Carriers, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1992-5


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00624933
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-MC-92-013
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1993 12:00AM