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deerewashed
08-04-2009, 01:55 PM
i found an amazing 16 foot trailer for $900. nice right. now you can see my truck bellow 2500. do i need to get a dot and what is it eactly. also could a 1500 or f150 pull it do you think? Also can it get it at dot.

Duffster
08-04-2009, 07:10 PM
i found an amazing 16 foot trailer for $900. nice right. now you can see my truck bellow 2500. do i need to get a dot and what is it eactly. also could a 1500 or f150 pull it do you think? Also can it get it at dot.

DOT # ?????

Unless you travel interstate you would not need one.

Here you can see for yourself.

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/registration-licensing/registration-USDOT.htm

Runner
08-04-2009, 11:48 PM
Yep. Apparently Duffster is correct. Your state doesn't require them.

a&j lawncare llc
08-05-2009, 04:25 PM
any truck and trailer with a GROSS gvw greater then 17,000 pounds needs a dot number..so no you dont need one..