Query Central (QC)
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an Operating Administration (OA) within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) with a core mission to reduce commercial motor vehicle-related crashes and fatalities. To further this mission, FMCSA created Query Central (QC), a FMCSA intelligent query web-based system to significantly increase access to motor carrier safety information with the goal to reduce commercial motor vehicle-related crashes and fatalities. Query Central is a secure web application that provides federal and state safety enforcement personnel with a single query engine for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) carriers, vehicles, and driver’s safety data and significantly increase access to motor carrier safety information. The legal authority for Query Central is 49 U.S.C. 502, 504, 506, 508, Chapter 139, and 49 CFR 1.73.
This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is necessary to provide information regarding the Query Central system and its use of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of commercial drivers.