Licensing and Regulations

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

As the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), FMCSA's mission is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. FMCSA partners with industry, safety advocates, and state and local governments to keep our nation's roadways safe and improve CMV safety through regulation, education, enforcement, research, and technology.

- Disputing a ticket or violation - DataQs
- ELD vendors
- Medical cards and examiners
- Apply for a DOT number

Idaho Transportation Department

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is a leading resource for commercial trucking. There you will find links to news, CMV registration, CDL information, permit applications and requirements and more.

- Overweight, overlength permits
- General information on size and weight regulations
- Route Restrictions/Bridges

Idaho State Police

The Idaho State Police is a great resource for changing federal and state regulations. They have a great frequently asked questions section for commercial vehicles.

Traveler Information

Resources for the latest road conditions, travel and chain laws for commercial vehicles.

Affiliated Organizations

American Trucking Associations

Since 1933, American Trucking Associations (ATA) has been the leading advocate for the trucking industry. Through a strong federation of state associations, affiliated conferences and individual members, ATA is committed to developing and advocating innovative, research-based policies that promote highway safety, security, environmental sustainability and profitability. ATA’s professional staff works to educate policymakers and the general public about the essential role trucking plays in the economy, promote responsible policies to improve highway safety and advance the industry’s environmental goals.

Promoting The Industry

In an effort to slow the shortage of truck drivers, the ITA is actively promoting the trucking industry to high school students through the use of our Truck Driving Simulator.