• FMCSA & FAQs

    FMSCA Contact Info

    First person to contact


    • Ms. Christine A. Hydock,  Chief, Medical Programs Division 
    • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      W64-221 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590
      Main: 202 366-4001
      Fax: 202 366-1265
      9:00am-5:00 ET, M-F

    Common Questions

    • How can your CDL examiner communicate with you when you start the training and take a road test?
      • Get a dry eraser board for your examiner to write down to tell you what to do and where to go.
      • Make sure you and your examiner feel comfortable before and during the road test. 
    • More questions in the works


    Can subscribe to get alerts on any trucking issues

     Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association fight for the rights of professional truckers since 1973

     Allen Smith, an radio show host and an trucker, talks and describes about trucking and trucking industries

    Free site to practice the CDL test before going for the real thing

    Don Olds, an American Sign Language (ASL) CDL Instructor teaches students in TX. To date, he has had taught more than an dozen of deaf students. 

    Apply online for hearing exemption application (Note: timeframe to get the waiver is 3-12 months)

    To find an opening CDL jobs

    Sign up to receive and help find a trucker. Kari Fisher is the founder of the Missing Truck Driver Alerts

     Department of Transportation Information

    States on the list shows which allow deaf drivers drive a bus

    States on the list shows which allow deaf drivers drive a bus

     Hand Speak ASL Tutorial for those want to learn sign language 

    Search for the hearing exemptions