49 CFR 1.86 - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Is responsible for:
(a) Managing program and regulatory activities, including administering laws and promulgating and enforcing regulations on safety matters relating to motor carrier safety;
(b) Carrying out motor carrier registration and authority to regulate household goods transportation;
(c) Developing strategies for improving commercial motor vehicle, operator, and carrier safety and administering grants to implement these strategies;
(d) Inspecting records and equipment of commercial motor carriers, and investigating accidents and reporting violations of motor carrier safety regulations;
(e) Carrying out research, development, and technology transfer activities to promote safety of operation and equipment of motor vehicles for the motor carrier transportation program; and
(f) Carrying out an effective communications and outreach program which includes providing relevant safety data to the public.