The best way to easily pass your DOT new entrant safety audit is to be prepared for it. Within one year after you receive your Motor Carrier Authority, the DOT will call or mail you a notice instructing you to schedule a New Entrant Safety Audit. Don’t ignore the notice, it won’t go away, doing so will result in your business being shut down by the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration). Call us first so we can start the process of making sure you are adequately prepared, then call the DOT to schedule it. During the audit the DOT will meet with you to review your company safety files and records. They usually last anywhere from one to four hours, depending on how prepared you are.

How To Prepare

We have a proven system with nine folders that will ensure you have all the required
documentation organized and ready for the audit, click here to check it out. We offer two options to help you prepare for
the audit. The first is full-service, the second is do-it-yourself. Choose the options that best meets
your needs. No matter which option you choose your audit should last only one to one-and-a-half
hours, rather than four.


Our DOT Audit Assistance Package includes nine folders with instructions printed on them detailing what each folder must contain. You will also be able to download 13 other files and forms, including an employment application, that help you capture all information required in a DOT Safety Audit. Additionally, we will make available a sixty-seven page guide which contains all of the information you need to prepare for the audit. Still running into trouble? You’re not alone, you can always give us a call and we’ll do our best to help. If you follow the guide and our folder system, you will have no trouble passing the audit, so far, our clients have a 100% pass rate, when using our folders, as long as their logs and maintenance files are in order.

Progressive Reporting Agency will help you prepare for and pass your New Entrant Safety Audit. Call us today at (866) 736-6507 and let’s get started preparing for your audit.

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We passed our Audit 100% and the inspector was very impressed with Progressive Reporting’s system.

- David F. – Las Vegas, NV

Very Impressed!! Yesterday I had a DOT Focus Audit within my office and I was missing quite a few documents that he needed to view. I contacted your office and received assistance from Liz, Mercedes, Hayley and Jaclyn that was extremely helpful. They did not hesitate to get the items that I needed in a more than timely fashion! I am very pleased and impressed!

I want to say Thank you to all of you!

- Karl O. Lake – Elsinore, CA