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Category: USDOT Information

How Much Does It Cost to Get a DOT Number?

There is no fee for a USDOT number. However, if your business requires operating authority, you may require an MC number and/or other designations that do require fees. Generally speaking, companies that do the following are required to have an MC number: Operating as carriers for-hire. If you are compensated as a carrier, you’ll likely…
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How Do USDOT Numbers Need to be Displayed?

The FMCSA has regulations that govern how USDOT numbers are to be displayed for commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). For the full text of the regulations, see Section 390.21 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. General Guidelines — All CMVs must display their USDOT number according to the following: Display the legal name or single…
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Do I need a DOT number?

Start Your DOT Registration Now You are required to obtain a USDOT number if you have a vehicle that: Is used to transport the types and quantities of hazardous materials requiring a safety permit in intrastate commerce (see 49 CFR 385.403). OR Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating, or gross vehicle…
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