Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
Supervisors of CMV drivers who operate under a CDL are required to take 60 minutes of training on symptoms of controlled substance use and 60 minutes of training on symptoms of alcohol abuse to assist in identifying indicators that may lead to reasonable suspicion testing.
Biennial Update (MCS-150)
Check your entities current status with FMCSA to ensure compliance and get more information on updating your US DOT number in accordance with the filing schedule.
An operating authority is granted by the FMCSA to allow you to work for hire across state lines. If you see your status as “Not Authorized” this means your operating authority is not active and you are not authorized to operate as for hire in interstate commerce.
USDOT Number Application
Companies that operate commercial vehicles transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce must be registered with the FMCSA and must have a USDOT Number.
Carriers and transporters of certain quantities and types of hazardous materials (hazmat), including hazardous wastes, are required to ﬁle an annual registration statement with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and to pay a fee (see 49 CFR §§ 107.601 - 107.620).
Carriers transporting certain types and amounts of hazardous materials (HM) are required to hold a Federal Hazardous Materials Safety Permit (HMSP) issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The U.S. DOT requires all motor carriers transporting hazardous materials to obtain a Hazmat Permit by filing form MCS150(B) prior to engaging in hazmat transportation and to renew the permit every two years.
Hazmat Transportation Training
Hazardous material training is the number one way to prevent and reduce hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents caused by human error. All hazmat employees are required to follow the statute (49 U.S.C. 5101, et seq.) pertaining to the transportation of hazardous material within the United States. This is a Federal hazardous materials transportation law. This is for ANY employee of a company that handles hazardous materials.