Florida Trucking Information
Commercial Vehicle Operations Manager
605 Suwannee Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32399
This is a Government website sponsored by the Innovative Technology Deployment (ITD) Agencies and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The purpose of this website is to enhance the support services Florida provides to its Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) customers. We've provided a number of resources here to help you find answers to your questions quickly and efficiently.
Commercial Motor Vehicle Citation/Permit Hearing Information:
You may request a hearing before the Commercial Motor Vehicle Review Board for modification, cancellation, or revocation of a Commercial Motor Vehicle Citation/Permit penalty. You must provide a written request for a hearing within sixty (60) days of the receipt of the citation/permit. Your letter should contain sufficient information as well as any additional documentation to enable the Review Board to give adequate consideration to your case.
If you would like a variance from the requirement for the advance payment of fines, include that in your request.
Representation before the board may be made in person or by Communications Media Technology (CMT). It is not necessary for you or someone representing you to be present at the Review Board hearing. If you choose not to appear the Review Board will make its decision based on your written explanation. You will receive notice to the scheduled hearing as to the date, time and location approximately one (1) month prior to the hearing date.
You may mail hearing request and documentation to the address below or you may email to CMVRB@dot.state.fl.us or fax it to (850)412-8029
Commercial Motor Vehicle Review Board
Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street MS90
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Please note this office does not accept payments.
Port of Entry
I-75 Port of Entry location is currently closed for construction. All incoming vehicles must purchase temporary operating registration permits prior to entering the state at this location. Permits may be obtained from any of the vendors at this link. https://www.flhsmv.gov/pdf/cmv/wire_service_companies.pdf
Florida's Truck Parking Availability System
Florida’s transportation system has seen an increase in commercial vehicle traffic over the years. The high percentage of freight transported by trucks illustrates the significance and importance of the Florida roadway network as it relates to just-in-time deliveries. With the increase in commercial vehicle traffic, additional issues arise; one of the issues deals with commercial vehicle operators and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations (FMCSA) hours-of-service (HOS) rules. Florida’s truck stops experience overflow parking at some locations while others remain underutilized, demonstrating a need for stronger parking information management. Truck drivers facing this ongoing challenge often resort to unsafe and illegal methods of parking on the interstate mainline and ramp shoulders or in vacant lots. READ MORE...
Florida Highway Patrol New Entrant Safety Seminars
Intrastate New Entrant Safety Seminar Schedules available for download.
Mainline Weigh-in-Motion (WIM)
Mainline WIM systems are commonly used to screen vehicles on the mainline for weight compliance as they approach a weigh station. The WIM scale or sensor embedded in the pavement automatically weighs vehicles and provides an estimate of the vehicle's weight to station personnel for sorting purposes.