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Motor Carrier Safety Unit

Do I Have To Have A USDOT Number?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Ban on Hand Held Cellular Phones
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ


Federal Application for USDOT#
CDL Self Certification Web Site
CDL Self Certification Affidavit PDF/68kb
How to Obtain Manuals and Forms PDF/16kb
Required Compliance Forms


Cargo Securement PDF/898kb
Information for Intermodal Equipment Providers (IEP)
Hours of Service – US Department of Transportation Announcement
Hours of Service – New Regulations - Rules and Examples – Enforcement- July 1, 2013
Hours of Service Summary Page
Qualifying Vehicles PDF/1mb


* New *  Medical Card Requirement - May 21, 2014 PDF/136kb
* New *  Hours of Service – 34 hr. Restart Changes PDF/28kb
* New *  Driver Vehicle Inspection Report Update PDF/36kb
Alabama Driver License - Classes, Endorsements, and Restrictions
Alabama Driver License - Office Schedule: CDL testing offices and their schedules
Alabama Driver License - Point System - Points and Disqualifications
Buses Operations - Non-Business PDF/18kb
Intrastate Commercial Motor Vehicle Regulations (Text Only) PDF/252kb
Light and Flag Regulations for Overhanging Loads DOC/43kb
Light and Flag Regulations for Overhanging Loads PDF/37kb
CSA-2010 PDF/53kb
Counting Hours of Service PDF/10kb
Purchase Driver/Vehicle, Post Accident, or Alabama Only Carrier Profiles DOC/49kb
USDOT Issuance Inquiry PDF/49kb
Weight - Auxiliary Power Units
Weight - Interstate Bridge Law PDF/276kb

External Links

Alabama Department of Revenue
Alabama Public Service Commission
Alabama Trucking Association
CDL Hazmat Endorsement Issuance Update
Code of Alabama 1975
Conspicuity Requirements PDF/938kb
DataQ - Inquiries About Inspection/Crash Data Entered in Alabama
Driver's Hours of Service Regulations
Drug and Alcohol Testing Compliance for Carriers and CDL Drivers
Emergency Road Closures
Federal Code: CFR 49 - Federal Regulations
Federal Code: CFR 49 - Hazardous Materials Regulations
Federal Motor Carrier
HazMat Permits - Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Safety Audits - New Entrant Program
Trip and Fuel Permits Applications – IFTA & IRP
UCR - Unified Carrier Registration Information
Weight and Size Permits

For contact information, or for questions about a Driver License/Vehicle Inspection Report, Carrier Profile, and Federal or Alabama Motor Vehicle Laws please see the Motor Carrier Safety Unit area of our Division Contact Page.

Highway Patrol Division

Captain Tim Pullin
Acting Division Chief

Motor Carrier Unit

Alabama Department of Public Safety
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