If a carrier meets the following requirements, then at the conclusion of the 18-month new entrant safety monitoring period, the carrier will be notified in writing that its new entrant registration designation will be removed and its registration will become permanent. FMCSA will continue to monitor the motor carrier on the same basis as any other carrier, under Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA).
- Has passed a Safety Audit; or if failed the audit, has taken appropriate corrective action as determined by FMCSA within the timeframe specified.
- Has not been determined to be “unfit” after a compliance review.
- Is not currently under an Out-of-Service Order (OOSO) or under a notice ordering it to take specified actions to remedy its safety management controls under 49 CFR 385.319(c).