Welcome to the MoDOT SafeStart Web Tool
about to take an important first step as a motor carrier. The
SafeStart Web Tool helps you learn what you need to know to
operate your commercial vehicle business safely and legally in
answer questions about your operation on the following pages, the
SafeStart Web Tool provides a summary of the federal and state
motor carrier safety regulations you must follow. You'll also
learn how to obtain license plates, authority and fulfill other
business changes, the rules you need to follow can also change.
Return to the SafeStart Web Tool to learn if different rules
If you are a farmer who transports your agricultural commodities
in furtherance of your farm operation, please see our Mo Ag Carrier
Tool for assistance at http://www.modot.org/mcs/MoAgCarrier.htm
guide is for information only. It does not release motor carriers
from their obligation to study and comply with all applicable
state and federal motor carrier safety regulations and other laws.
For specific safety regulation information, please refer to Title
49, Code of Federal Regulations. The information provided in the
MoDOT SafeStart Web Tool does not deal with all situations. If you
have questions, please call MoDOT Motor Carrier Services toll-free
MoDOT Motor Carrier
No information is collected or recorded by the MoDOT
SafeStart Web Tool.