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