Full Name
Larry Minor
Job Title
Associate Administrator for Policy
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Speaker Bio
Larry has worked in the Department’s motor carrier safety program for 32 years. His office is responsible for strategic planning, program evaluations to assess the effectiveness of FMCSA safety initiatives, leading the Agency’s regulatory development activities and the preparation of the associated economic and environmental analyses to support rulemaking actions, evaluating petitions for rulemaking, and evaluating requests for waivers and application for exemptions from the safety regulations. His office also has responsibility for managing the Agency’s Medical Review Board, a Federal Advisory Committee comprised of five private-sector physicians, and the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners program which provides minimum training and testing requirements for more than 35,000 State-licensed healthcare professionals conducting physical examinations of interstate truck and bus drivers. In addition, his office manages the Agency’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and serves as the FMCSA’s liaison with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

He began his Federal career in 1989 as a Mechanical Engineer responsible for developing truck and bus safety regulations for the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Motor Carriers. He served as Chief of the Vehicle and Roadside Operations Division from 1999 through February 2005, and Director of the Office of Bus and Truck Standards from 2005 to July 2007, when he was appointed Associate Administrator for Policy. He holds a B.S. in Physics from American University and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University.
Larry Minor