On January 6, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will release an online database called the Clearinghouse that provides real-time information about driver drug and alcohol violations. Those who can access the data include the FMCSA, employers, state driver license agencies (SDLA), and state law enforcement personnel. We’ll go over what you should know about Clearinghouse registration.
When you need to change operating authority records, it can be difficult to know what type of change to make. For example, in some cases, you may wonder whether you need to complete a transfer of operating authority or simply report a name change. We’ll explain what the difference is between the two and what’s necessary to either transfer operating authority or do a name change.
Completing a name change sometimes takes some time. However, if you have already submitted your application and paid any required fees, you may wonder when you should expect the change to appear. Below is some information to help you understand the name change process and figure out what you should do if you are experiencing delays.