USDOT to audit FMCSA’s oversight of CDL disqualifications

On the same day the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released fatal crash numbers for 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General announced it will audit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s oversight of commercial driver disqualifications.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the U.S. DOT announced a self-initiated audit of FMCSA’s oversight of state driver’s licensing agencies’ actions to disqualify commercial drivers when warranted, according to a news release.