Department of transportation

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This article is about North American Departments of Transportation. For other uses, see Department of Transport.
The seal of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the largest of all DOT's. Some states have based their DOT logo after this one, such as that of Iowa and North Carolina.

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is the most common name for a government agency in North America devoted to transportation. The largest is the United States Department of Transportation, which oversees interstate transportation and is a federal agency. Interstate carriers are regulated through safety tracking numbers issued by FMCSA. Carriers may apply for a USDOT Number and/or operating authority (business license for for-hire carriers) online. All U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and many local agencies also have similar organizations and provide enforcement through DOT officers within their respective jurisdictions.

List of U.S. state and insular area departments of transportation[edit]

Local departments of transportation[edit]

Canadian provincial departments of transportation[edit]

The Transport Canada logo

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