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Motor Carrier Transportation Division - ODOT > Web site

Present Duties

The Motor Carrier Transportation Division (MCTD) was created in 1996 following legislation transferring the truck regulatory program from the Public Utility Commission of Oregon to ODOT. MCTD is responsible for issuing operating authority to motor carriers; collecting highway use taxes; conducting motor carrier tax, International Fuel Tax Agreements and International Registration Plan audits; registering heavy vehicles; enforcing motor carrier safety regulations to protect Oregon motorists; performing economic regulation; and enforcing truck size and weight laws to protect Oregon’s highways, roads and bridges.


Contact Information

Mailing Address: 3930 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem 97302-6351
Telephone: 503-378-5849
Fax: 503-373-1940
Contact: Gregg Dal Ponte, Administrator
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: Brenda Trump
Records Officer Email: Darlene M. Hobson
Staff Directory from
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapters 803, 810, 818, 823, 825, 826
Budget Analysis (PDF) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History (PDF) - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule (PDF) - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog