USDOT Number Registration

Applying for a USDOT number or Motor Carrier number can be a confusing and daunting task. Transportation Compliance Service will ensure you understand the regulations and help you get exactly what you need.

What is a USDOT Number?

A USDOT number is a unique identifier assigned to you by the Department of Transportation (DOT). This federally mandated number is used by the DOT/FMCSA to look up your company’s information and determine whether you’re in compliance.

Whether you are a sole proprietor or an owner of a large trucking company, the same regulations apply to all.

USDOT Number Registration

There are a few things to consider when applying for a USDOT number such as:

  • The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
  • The number of passengers the vehicle is manufactured to carry
  • Whether you’re hauling hazardous materials
  • Whether you’re carrying goods over state lines (interstate)
  • Whether you’re only carrying goods within a single state (intrastate)

Beyond the federal USDOT number requirements, some states may require additional or different requirements. The compliance experts at Transportation Compliance Service can help determine what’s right for your situation. We can walk you through the process of getting your trucking operating authority.

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