The Department of Defense (DoD) Bus Program ensures that commercial bus, van, and limousine companies offering charter service for the transport DoD personnel provide safe vehicles that consistently meet DoD standards of service. In order participate in the DoD Bus Program, Carriers must submit parts I, II, and III of the application and be approved by the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO). How to ApplyCarriers wishing to participate in the DoD Bus Program must complete an online application and provide all required supplemental documentation. The application will be processed when all portions of the application are received. Part I – Preliminary DoD Bus Program Requirements Per the DoD Bus Program Agreement #5, Carriers must meet all of the following requirements before submitting an application. Answer a series of online application questions to see if your company meets the basic requirements of the program. If you do, you will be granted access to Part II of the online Carrier application.
Next Steps Once DTMO approves your application, you will be notified via email that you are an official Approved Carrier of the DoD Bus Program. As an approved carrier, you are required to meet all of the requirements outlined in the DoD Bus Program Agreement #5 including: Security Plan. Carrier must have a written security and emergency plan and make it available to DTMO. (See DoD Bus Agreement, Part III, 24)Report Monthly Carrier Movements. Carrier shall submit a monthly report through the Carrier Movement Reporting (CMR) Tool on all DoD movements performed during the prior month. The report must be in the format outlined in Appendix 4 of the DoD Bus Agreement #5. If you have questions about the DoD Bus Program, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org*Participating carriers must comply with all Federal, U.S. Department of Transportation FMCSR, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and state regulations, directives, orders, rules and standards which may affect safety. Carriers will be subject to unscheduled safety inspections to monitor continued compliance.
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