Glossary of Motor Carrier Abbreviations

AAMVAAmerican Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
ASPEN(Not an acronym)
ATAAmerican Trucking Association
CDLCommercial Driver's License
CDLISCommercial Driver's License Information System
CFRCode of Federal Regulations
CMVCommercial Motor Vehicle
CMVSACommercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act
CRCompliance Review
CRACompliance & Regulatory Affairs
CVCommercial Vehicle
CVIEWCommercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window
CVISNCommercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks
CVSACommercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
DBADoing Business As
DMVDepartment of Motor Vehicles
DOEDepartment of Energy
DOTDepartment of Transportation
DOT-SPSpecial Permit issued by PHMSA
DORDepartment of Revenue
DVIRDriver Vehicle Inspection Report
DVISDriver Vehicle Inspection System
EDIElectronic Data Interchange
EFTElectronic Funds Transfer
EMSEmergency Medical Services
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
FAQFrequently Asked Questions
FEINFederal Employer Identification Number
FHVUTFederal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax
FHWAFederal Highway Administration
FMCSAFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FMCSRFederal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
FTAFederal Transit Authority
GVWGross Vehicle Weight
GVWRGross Vehicle Weight Rating
GCWRGross Combination Weight Rating
GPSGlobal Positioning System
HAZMATHazardous Materials
HMHazardous Materials
HOSHours of Service
HSWIMHigh Speed Weigh In Motion
HVRUTHeavy Vehicle Road Use Tax
HVUTHeavy Vehicle Use Tax
ICCInterstate Commerce Commission
IFTAInternational Fuel Tax Agreement
IMSInformation Management Systems
INKInformation Network of Kansas
INSImmigrant and Naturalization Service
IRPInternational Registration Plan
IRSInternal Revenue Service
ITSIntelligent Transportation Systems
KARKansas Administrative Regulations
K.S.A.Kansas Statutes Annotated
KCCKansas Corporation Commission
KDAKansas Department of Agriculture
KDEMKansas Department of Emergency Management
KDORKansas Department of Revenue
KDOTKansas Department of Transportation
KHPKansas Highway Patrol
KMCAKansas Motor Carriers Association
KRMCAKansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association
KTAKansas Turnpike Authority
LLCLimited Liability Company
LVCLonger Vehicle Combination
LIMOLimousine
LPLimited Partnership
LLPLimited Liability Partnership
MCMISMotor Carrier Management Information System
MCSAPMotor Carrier Safety Assistance Program
MCSBMotor Carrier Service Bureau
MCIMotor Carrier Inspection Division of the KHP
MCIDMotor Carrier Identification
MPGMiles Per Gallon
MROMedical Review Officer
MVRMotor Vehicle Record
NAFTANorth America Free Trade Agreement
NARUCNational Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
NCSTSNational Conference of State Transportation Specialist
NHSNational Highway System
NHTSANational Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NSANational Safety Council
NTSBNational Transportation Safety Board
OOSOut of Service
OS/OWOversize/Overweight
OSHAOccupational Safety & Health Association
OTROver the Road
PREPASSPort of Entry Advanced Sorting System
PHMSAPipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
POEPort of Entry
PSCPublic Service Commission
PUCPublic Utility Commission
SAFERSafety and Fitness Electronic Records
SAFETEA-LUSafe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy of Users
SAPSubstance Abuse Professional
SCRASpecialized Carriers and Rigging Association
SSNSocial Security Number
SSRSSingle State Registration System
STBSurface Transportation Board
TRBTransportation Research Board
TRISTruck Routing Information System
TSATransportation Security Administration
UCRUnified Carrier Registration
USCUnited States Code
USDOTUnited States Department of Transportation
VCVertical clearance
VINVehicle Identification Number
WIMWeigh in Motion
WLLWorking Load Limit
WWWWorld Wide Web