Texas Regulations and FMCSR Exceptions for Intrastate Commerce

Learn the differences between federal regulations and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) amendments. Understand the rules that apply to motor carriers operating within the state for intrastate commerce. Start today!

  • Covers Texas Exceptions to FMCSRs 390, 391, 393, 395 – 397
  • Fast, easy 30-minute course
  • Obtain 0.1 CEUs upon successful course completion
  • Specially designed for Texas motor carrier management personnel
100% Online At Your Own Pace
In compliance with FMCSA 49 CFR regulations
Certificate Upon Completion
Interactive and Engaging

About This Course s-mod-info

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) adopted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for commercial motor vehicle transportation within the State, with a few exceptions. This course covers the specific differences between the federal rules governing interstate commerce and the state rules for intrastate commerce in Texas. Note: You should be familiar with the FMCSRs before taking this course.


This course is intended for management personnel at motor carriers engaging in intrastate commerce in the State of Texas.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the Texas DPS amendments to the FMCSRs for motor carriers who engage in intrastate commerce.


AdvanceOnline is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.  IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes the quality of continuing education and training.