Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Fleet Management Strategies, One Hour Authority is third party provider of service to assist companies and individuals in acquiring and updating authority, permits and documents required by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), State and Local government agencies.
Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority are not affiliated with any Federal, State or Local government agency.  Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority may be registered with various Federal, State or Local agencies as a registered third party filer or agent.

One Authority is a registered tradmark. The name "One Hour Authority" is not a garantee that service will be provided within One Hour or any other specific time frame.

Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority provides a service and charges a service fee.   There are times that Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority may charge a service fee for obtaining services from a Federal, State or Local government agency that are offered for free to the consumer by the Federal, State or Local government agency.

Obtaining Services On-Line:
By hitting "Submit" the consumer is authorizing Fleet Management Strategies, One Hour Authority to provide a service as a third party provider for the services listed on the order form completed.  The consumer is authorizing the charges listed on the completed above to the credit/debit card provided by the consumer. By hitting "submit" the consumer also agrees that the consumer understands that Fleet Management Strategies, One Hour Authority is not affiliated with any Federal, State or Local government agency, but a third party provider of service. The consumer also agrees that the information provided on the completed form is factual and true. Once the consumer submits the application and the credit or debit card provided is debited no refunds will be or can be granted.

Recuring Payments Policy:
When subscribing to a FleetWatch program you are agree to allow Fleet Management Strategies to automatically debit your financial institution account the specified monthly charges. Thus service may be canceled at any time.

Refund Policy:
Federal, State and Local government agencies do not provide refunds for items that require fees.  Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority will not refund any monies paid by the consumer once a credit or debit card has been charged for services or government fees. Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority is not responsible for the completion or the provision of services ordered and paid for by the consumer, nor will Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority provide a regund , if the consumer fails to provide proper or required information to complete forms to deliver services ordered.

FMCSA Certification of Application:
Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority may provide applications for authority or DOT numbers for the consumer.  When the consumer submits the Fleet Management Strategies and One Hour Authority application for a FMCSA OP1 form or a MCS150 the consumer/applicant agrees to the following:
By completing and submitting this application, and by placing your name on this form you are certifying that you have read, understand and agree to the following: The dollar amounts in parentheses represent the minimum amount of bodily injury and property damage (liability) insurance coverage you must maintain and have on file with the FMCSA. Applicant will operate any vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 pounds or more to transport:

Non-hazardous commodities ($750,000)
Hazardous materials referenced in the FMCSA’s insurance regulations at 49 CFR 387.9 ($1,000,000)
Hazardous materials referenced in the FMCSA’s insurance regulations at 49 CFR 387.9 ($5,000,000)

Applicant will operate only vehicles having gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) under 10,000 pounds to transport: Any quantity of Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 material;
Any quantity of Division 2.3, Hazard Zone A, or Division 6.1, Packing Group I, Hazard Zone A material;
Or highway route controlled quantities of a Class 7 material as defined in 49 CFR 173.403 ($5,000,000)
Commodities other than those listed above ($300,000)

Persons applying for Broker authority agree that they will put into place a bond for at least $75,000 as required by the FMCSA.
APPLICANTS SUBJECT TO FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS Applicant has access to and is familiar with all applicable U.S. DOT regulations relating to the safe operation of commercial vehicles and the safe transportation of hazardous materials and it will comply with these regulations. In so certifying, applicant is verifying that, at a minimum, it:
Has in place a system and an individual responsible for ensuring overall compliance with FMCSRs;
Can produce a copy of the FMCSRs and the Hazardous Material transportation Regulations;
Has in place a driver safety training/orientation program;
Has prepared and maintains an accident register (49 CFR Part 390.15);
Is familiar with DOT regulations governing driver qualifications and has in place a system for overseeing driver qualification requirements (49 CFR Part 391);
Has in place policies and procedures consistent with DOT regulations governing driving and operational safety of motor vehicles, including drivers’ hours of service and vehicle inspection, repair, and maintenance (49 CFR Parts 392, 395, and 396);
Is familiar with and will have in place on the appropriate effective date, a system for complying with U.S. DOT regulations governing alcohol and controlled substances testing requirements (49 CFR Part 382 and 49 CFR Part 40).

Applicant understands that although an MC or FF Number may be assigned by FMCSA, this may not represent an Operating Authority. The applicant may not begin to operate until it has received the corresponding certificate, permit, or license for Operating Authority in the mail or e-mail. Applicant also understands that the FMCSA policy dictates that there is a 10 day waiting period from the time that Insurance or Bond is filed before the authority is granted.

Applicant agrees that FMS assumes no responsibility for applicant beyond this application. FMS is not responsible if FMCSA does or does not issue an authority. Applicant will not receive any refunds if the application is rejected by the FMCSA, Federal, or State agency. Further FMS will not refund for products ordered by the client and said products are ordered and secured by FMS from its vendors. Applicant understands that FMS will enter two charges against the applicant’s charge card. One will charge will be directly to the FMCSA, DOT or any State for the application filing fee. Another charge, to FMS, for the balance of services.

AFFILIATION WITH OTHER FORMER ICC, FHWA OR OMCS; NOW FMCSA-LICENSED ENTITIES. Certify that you have not had any relationship with any other FMCSA-regulated entity within the past 3 years. For example, this could be through a percentage of stock ownership, a loan, or a management position. You agree that you have never been disqualified under Section 219 of the MCSIA. You certify that you have not now, or have you ever had, any relationship with any other FMCSA Regulated entity within the past 3years.
*The applicant verifies that all information supplied on this form or relating to this application is true and correct. Further, I certify that I am qualified and authorized to file this application. I know that willful misstatements or omissions of material facts constitute Federal criminal violations punishable under 18 U.S.C. 1001 by imprisonment up to 5 years and fines up to $10,000 for each offense. Additionally, these misstatements are punishable as perjury under 18 U.S.C. 1621, which provides for fines up to $2,000 or imprisonment up to 5 years for each offense. I further certify under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the United States, that I have not been convicted, after September 1, 1989, of any Federal or State offense involving the distribution or possession of a controlled substance, or that if I have been so convicted, I am not ineligible to receive Federal benefits, either by court order or operation of law, pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 862).
Finally, I certify that the applicant is not domiciled in Mexico, or owned or controlled by persons of that country. 

Contact Information:
All concerns or questions may be submitted to:
Or by mail:
Fleet Management Strategies
1532 US HWY 41 BYP S 296
Venice, FL 34293