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Regulatory contacts for motor carriers

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Compliance Division
Phone: (614) 466-0351

  • Civil forfeiture penalties
  • Safety rules and regulations

Enforcement Division
Phone: (614) 466-0369

  • Carrier compliance reviews
  • New entrant carrier safety audits
  • Driver/Commercial vehicle inspections
  • Motor carrier safety
  • CDL issues
    • Drug/Alcohol testing
    • Medical

Motor Carrier Registration Section
Phone: (614) 466-3392

  • Carrier registration
    • Intrastate for-hire
    • Hazardous materials
    • Unified carrier registration
    • Insurance filings

Data Systems and Support Section
Phone: (614) 466-0429

  • Records requests
    • Ohio driver/vehicle inspections
    • Accident reports

Ohio Department of Taxation

International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)
Phone: (614) 466-3921
www.tax.ohio.gov

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Phone: (614) 752-7500
www.ohiobmv.com

  • Commercial drivers license (CDL) issuance and renewal
  • Vehicle registration
  • International Registration Plan (IRP)
  • Driver Moving Vehicle Record (MVR)

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Phone: (614) 466-4056
www.statepatrol.ohio.gov

  • Driver/Commercial vehicle inspections
  • CDL written and skills testing
  • Annual passenger bus and school bus inspections
  • Commercial driving schools
  • Vehicle size and weight

Ohio Department of Transportation

Over size – Over weight load permits
Phone: (614) 351-2300
www.dot.state.oh.us/permits

International Registration Plan (IRP)

Multi-state vehicle registration
(800) 477-0007 or (614) 777-8400
www.bmv.ohio.gov/irp.html

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin.  (FMCSA)

Motor Carrier Safety Enforcement
Phone: (614) 280-5657 (Ohio Division Office)
www.fmcsa.dot.gov

Ohio Turnpike Commission

Turnpike regulations, tolls, fees and permits
Phone: (440) 234-2081
www.ohioturnpike.org