Forms Library - FMCSA Recordkeeping
It is the responsibility of hazmat shippers and carriers to know and comply with all applicable Federal and State motor carrier safety and hazardous materials regulations. Offerors and transporters must demonstrate compliance by adhering to specific recordkeeping requirements.
Persons who drive commercial motor vehicles are subject to specific qualification requirements and responsibilities. Motor carriers have specific duties with respect to the qualification of their drivers and must not allow unqualified drivers to operate CMV's. Required documents must be maintained in a Driver Qualification File for each driver.
Every motor carrier must systematically inspect, repair, and maintain all commercial motor vehicles under its control and maintain records to demonstrate compliance, including identifying information for each vehicle and a schedule of inspections to be performed. Continuing qualification and maintenance of packagings is also required with specific recordkeeping requirments.
The following forms were extracted from FMCSA's guide entitled, "A Motor Carrier's Guide to Improving Highway Safety", except the Observed Behavior Reasonable Suspicion Record:
Hours of Service of Drivers
Vehicle Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance
Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion