Facing a DOT audit or other review can bring your operation to screeching halt. Proper audit preparation can limit the impact on your operation, while helping give you peace of mind.

How to Prepare:
1. Gather all essential paperwork
2. Get organized and look ahead for issues
3. Brief your staff – what you say matters

Key Items:
1. Driver Qualification Files
2. Drug and Alcohol Records
3. Vehicle Maintenance Files
4. Hours of Service
5. Insurance and Company Documents

Here is a guidebook to new entrant audits from FMCSA:
Safety Audit Resource Guide

Why use us for DOT Audit Preparation?

LBC has extensive experience. We have conducted audits and reviews with FMCSA, DOD, CHP, NTA, numerous PUCs and insurance companies. Learn more about our staff here: About Us

LBC Fleet is the industry leader in audit preparation. We have conducted more DOT audits for passenger carriers than any company in the country – in addition to our numerous property carrier audits. Over 99% received a satisfactory rating.

Large or small, we can help you prepare. We work with companies from 1 vehicle to well over 600 vehicles. With over 200 successful audits, you can rest easy knowing you’re ready.

Many of our clients tell us that their first call after receiving notification of an audit is to us, and yours should be too.


Did you end up with an unfavorable DOT Safety Rating? We can help.

Sometimes even the best companies end up with an unfavorable DOT rating. If you received a conditional or unsatisfactory rating, we can get you back to satisfactory. Learn more here: Safety Rating Upgrades