What to Expect in your FMCSA First Year Audit

What to Expect in your FMCSA First Year Audit

Carriers who are new to interstate commerce must apply for a USDOT Number. Its issuance is tentative and
subject to an 18-month trial period during which the carrier will undergo a safety assurance review. The
review— often referred to as an audit—is intended to ensure that the new carrier understands the regulations
that apply and has properly implemented the required provisions. It’s more an educational tool than an
enforcement action. Carriers can easily pass the review by understanding what is required and take steps in
advance to comply.

What is a consortium pool?

What is a consortium pool?

A consortium pool is a common term referred to in the drug testing industry for a pool of drivers of unrelated companies that are placed together to form a single entity or large pool of Department of Transportation (DOT)regulated drivers for the purpose of meeting...

What does C/TPA stand for?

What does C/TPA stand for?

A C/TPA stands for a Consortium / Third Party Administrator. A consortium is a common term referred to in the drug testing industry for a pool of drivers of unrelated companies that are placed together to form a single entity or large pool of Department of...