The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)'s Performance and Registration Information Systems Management (PRISM) grant program provides financial assistance to State commercial motor vehicle (CMV) registration and enforcement agencies that conduct two interrelated tasks to promote CMV
The first is by determining the safety fitness of a motor carrier when licensing or registering the carrier or by determining the safety fitness while the license or registration is in effect.
The second activity is by denying, suspending, or revoking CMV registrations of a motor carrier that has been issued an operations out-of-service order by FMCSA.
FMCSA announces this grant opportunity based on authorities provided for in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act:
A Legacy For Users, Pub.
No.109-59, sections 4101(c), 4109, 119 Stat.
1144, 1715, 1720 (2005).
PRISM grants are governed by Title 49 31106 and 31109, as amended.
The Agency will inform applicants if new authorizing legislation changes its grant programs for fiscal year (FY) 201 2.