IRP, Inc. provides the following information and updates about motor carrier-related organizations and programs.
Motor Carrier Services Upate newsletter: Fall 2011
Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN)
The CVISN Program provides a framework or architecture that enables the exchange and use of information to improve safety and security, and to conduct business transactions electronically.
Visit CVISN online.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) established FMCSA to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries. Activities of FMCSA contribute to ensuring safety in motor carrier operations.
Visit FMCSA online.
Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT)
The HVUT is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.
Visit HVUT online.
Performance Registration Information Systems Management (PRISM)
PRISM is a cooperative Federal-State safety program developed to reduce commercial vehicle accidents through Registration and Enforcement processes.
Visit PRISM online.
United Carrier Registration (UCR)
Created by federal legislation, the UCR is a system for registering the operators of vehicles engaged in interstate travel.
UCR applies to all operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles, to include all Commercial Motor Vehicle carriers carrying their own goods and products across state lines.
Visit UCR online.