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RLS24
03-28-2009, 08:14 PM
Ok, the whole DOT thing really has me confused.

I bought a 1995 F20 and from what I can gather it has a GVW of 8600 lbs. My trailer has a GVW of 2900 lbs making a total of 11500 lbs. I am under the assumption that anything over 10k you need DOT numbers. In the State of NY, how do I go about getting those? what do I need? is it just a form I can fill out and they assign me a number? do I need to go somewhere and get an inspection of my rig? If so, where do I go for that? If someone could give me the step-by-step process, I would appreciate it. I am really clueless on this.

GMD1984
03-28-2009, 08:25 PM
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/registration-licensing/online-registration/onlineregdescription.htm

you will also need a medical card to drive that combo

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/documents/safetyprograms/Medical-report.pdf