The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Motor Vehicles

Motor vehicles



Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (Transportation Dept.), Bus and Truck Standards and Operations, 1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., #N64-330, 20590; (202) 366-5370. Chuck Horan, Director, (202) 366-2362.

General email,


Regulates motor vehicle size and weight on federally aided highways; conducts studies on issues relating to motor carrier transportation; promotes uniformity in state and federal motor carrier laws and regulations.


For a listing of relevant congressional committees and subcommittees, please see page 753 or the Appendix.


American Assn. of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), 4401 Wilson Blvd., #700, Arlington, VA 22203-1753; (703) 522-4200. Anne S. Ferro, President. Press, (703) 908-2955.

General email,

Web,, Twitter, @AAMVAConnection and Facebook,

Membership: officials responsible for administering and enforcing motor vehicle and traffic laws in the United States and Canada. Promotes uniform ...

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