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.
Florida's Truck Parking Availability System
Posted November 26, 2018
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...
Port of Entry
Effective July 1, 2016
Florida will provide a Port of Entry for commercial carriers coming into the state. This will allow commercial carriers to purchase temporary operating registration permits at dedicated Weigh Stations, without being penalized.
Florida Highway Patrol New Entrant Safety Seminars
Posted:October 10, 2016
Intrastate New Entrant Safety Seminar Schedules available for download.
Mainline Weigh-in-Motion (WIM)
Posted:June 20, 2016
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.