PUCO Commercial Vehicle Registration System (CMV)




As part of PUCO's CVISN, the Commission wants to create an online registration system that provides administrative functions like providing credentials, tax, and safety regulation information to all commercial vehicle operators. The system would issue credentials, collect fees and taxes, and support enforcement of credential requirements.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)OwnsExisting and Planned
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)OwnsPlanned

Physical Objects

Commercial Vehicle Administration Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Center Data Collection'Center Data Collection' collects and stores information that is created in the course of center operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the region.False
Center Data Subscription Management'Center Data Subscription Management' manages data subscriptions for an end user. It provides access to a catalog of available data, manages the necessary user information and rules that govern the data subscriptions, supports communications with data providers to collect data per the subscription rules, and makes the data available to the end user. It provides the local user interface through which a user can specify and manage subscriptions. It supports different mechanisms for collecting subscribed data for the end–user including one–time query–response as well as publish–subscribe services.False
Center Map Management'Center Map Management' provides the map functionality necessary to support map updates and use within an operational center. It manages map data for the center and provides map data to center applications that use a map.False
CVAC Credentials and Taxes Administration'CVAC Credentials and Taxes Administration' issues credentials, collects fees and taxes, and supports enforcement of credential requirements. It manages driver licensing and enrolls carriers in additional CVO programs such as wireless roadside inspection programs. It communicates with the Fleet and Freight Management Centers associated with the motor carriers to process applications and collect fuel taxes, weight/distance taxes, and other taxes and fees associated with commercial vehicle operations. It also receives applications for, and issues special Oversize/Overweight and HAZMAT permits in coordination with other cognizant authorities. It supports user account management and receives and processes requests for review of carrier and driver status. It communicates with peer functional objects in other jurisdictions to exchange credentials database information.False
CVAC Data Collection'CVAC Data Collection' collects and stores commercial vehicle information that is collected in the course of Commercial Vehicle Administration Center operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the region.False
CVAC Information Exchange'CVAC Information Exchange' supports the exchange of safety, credentials, permit data, and other data concerning the operation of commercial vehicles among jurisdictions. The object also supports the exchange of safety, credentials, permit, and operations data between systems (for example, an administrative center and the roadside check facilities) within a single jurisdiction. Data are collected from multiple authoritative sources and packaged into snapshots (top–level summary and critical status information) and profiles (detailed and historical data). Data is made available to fleet operators and other information requestors on request or based on subscriptions established by the requestor.False
CVAC Safety and Security Administration'CVAC Safety and Security Administration' provides commercial vehicle safety and security criteria to roadside check facilities, collects and reviews safety and security data from the field and distributes safety and security information to other centers, carriers, and enforcement agencies. It also supports wireless roadside inspections, including carrier enrollment, managing and distributing information about trigger areas where wireless inspections may occur, and monitoring the condition of the commercial vehicle and driver using wireless communications at identified trigger areas. It supports the collection and review of carrier and driver safety and security data and supports determination of the carrier and driver safety and security ratings. It clears the out–of–service status when the responsible carrier or driver reports that deficiencies flagged during inspections have been corrected.False

Interfaces To

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Freight Operations Centers
ODOT Event Streaming Platform
ODOT Maintenance Garages
Private Map Update Systems
PUCO Commercial Vehicle Information System