North American 
Transportation Consultants Inc. 

Celebrating Over 30 Years of Excellence

Welcome to NATC
North American Transportation Consultants, Inc. (NATC) is unique in the transportation and safety consulting fields.  We provide a varied and comprehensive line of services to all aspects of the transportation industry, including law enforcement agencies.

NATC, its employees and associates work hard to: 
  • To protect both the general public and our clients from exposure to unnecessary liability and/or danger 
  • To assist both the transportation industry and regulators in their efforts to establish the safest possible transportation systems through compliance 
  • To provide information of value to all parties involved in the transportation industry in a timely and reasonable manner.
This mission is accomplished through the cooperation of dedicated shippers, carriers, associations, federal / state regulators and our experienced / innovative staff.

Our website is intended to provide valuable information and assistance to carriers, shippers, regulators, and other professionals or interested parties involved in the transportation industry.  If you discover the value of NATC, as well as our information during your travel through our site, then our efforts have been twice as successful. We encourage you to contact our offices with any questions or comments you might have. Thank you for your interest in our company and Welcome! 

Current News Items

Medical Examiners Role Misunderstood Motor carriers have incorrectly come to believe... Read More >> 

National Registry of Medical Examiners Section 391.42 already informs carriers... Read More >>

DOT National Registered Medical Examiners Find One Here >>

Enforcement Policy
- Court Decision on the 30-Minute Rest Break Provision...Read More >> 

Featured Resources
The Carrier Safety Measurement System 
(CSMS) Methodology Version 3.0.3 was recently updated in September 2014. This is important information for all of our drivers to be aware of and comply with. Click to view the updated methodology.

This new enforcement and compliance model will impact everyone. Please contact NATC to help guide you through this new initiative. 


NATC is proud to provide superior quality training sessions to educate our clients on HM-183 and HM-126F. Please see the announcements below or contact our offices for more information. 

HM-183 Training
Fall 2015 class is currently sold out. Please check back in December for our Spring 2016 training dates!
Alerts and Action Items

Major Clarification by PHMSA will require retrofitting of many rear discharge cargo tank motor vehicles to comply with the new standard.  Please make sure all rear piped CTMVs are inspected to verify compliance and that those not complying are set for retrofitting.  NATC has been fighting for this clarification for over five years and the document places the DOT 400 series CTMVs at the same standard as the MC 300 series for rearend protection devices and piping. Click Here to View

Safe Haven Locations - Section 397.5(d)(3) describes a Safe Haven as " area specifically approved in writing by local, State, or Federal governmental authorities for the parking of unattended vehicles containing Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 materials. Click Here To View