J. J. Keller®
Trucking Authority Services

Let J. J. Keller handle your operating authority quickly and easily.  We've been working with trucking companies for over 65 years!

We'll handle the filing, renewal and updating of your authority all year, including UCR and MCS-150. All for the low monthly fee of $39.99!

We’ll help you quickly and easily obtain or update your USDOT or MC number.

Let us file your annual Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) that is need for interstate travel.



Stay a legally active carrier by having us update your biennial MCS-150 form.

We can establish process agents for each state where you operate a CMV.

Let us handle your PHMSA registration when hauling placardable amounts of hazmat.

Temporary Authority for COVID-19 Relief?

The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) presents new challenges in the workplace as you strive to keep your business running and support the health and well-being of your workforce.  With the rule rapidly changing and everyone working to prevent the spread of illness, know that J. J. Keller is here to help. Our safety and regulatory experts are closely monitoring every change.  


Motor carriers can apply for temporary operating authority registration while providing direct assistance to support emergency COVID-19 relief efforts.  The FMCSA has issued a notice that it has waived the fee for temporary operating authority, but you still must apply for the authority. As a private carrier operating for-hire authority, a minimum of $750,000 in liability coverage is required and your insurer must file evidence of coverage with the FMCSA.  This assumes you are requesting Emergency Temporary Authority (ETA) with an existing USDOT number.  

If you do not have an existing USDOT number, you also need to submit an MCS-150


The FMCSA Registration Office will verify both BOC-3 and insurance on file before notifying the carrier their ETA application has been granted. 


The authority is valid for 120 days or until the emergency declaration expires, which ever comes first. 


Call us today to start your temporary authority registration. 


Coronavirus and Your Fleet Compliance Brief

Let Us Monitor Your Operating Authority

Our DOT Authority Monitoring Service monitors your DOT authority 365 days a year to notify you of filing deadlines and ensure that your applications are filed accurately so you can stay in compliance. This includes year-round monitoring of your operating status, MCS-150 for date and vehicle miles traveled, insurance coverage, and UCR. 


DOT Authority Monthly Report & Welcome Kit.

New to Trucking? We can help!

Congratulations! Becoming an owner-operator or starting a trucking company is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful if you don't know what credentials you need to operate legally. At J. J. Keller, we know trucking and we can make it easy by handling it all for you. We offer several startup packages to choose from.

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Easy & Accurate Authority & Credentials

To operate legally, you need the right trucking authority and registration. But managing those DOT requirements can be confusing, because proper documentation depends on the type of carrier you are, the type of transportation you perform, and where you operate. We’ve been helping fleets since 1953, so let our experienced team make it easy for you.

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Merger or Acquisition?

If you’ve merged with or acquired another company that has DOT-registered vehicles, you need to update the vehicles’ registration and credentials in order to operate them legally. No matter how many vehicles are involved, we can take the hassle out of the process. We're experts in DOT number consolidation and can recommend the best setup for your newly merged fleet.

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I'd like to learn more!

Talk with a compliance specialist today at: 888-601-2017 or fill out the form and we'll get in contact with you.

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