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12-31-2010, 08:53 PM
Hey gys saw a few threds o DOT requirements. I wanted to know that they are. What is required to carry o your truck wile towing excetra. thanks. NJ
12-31-2010, 10:55 PM
Start here to help you determine what you need.
01-01-2011, 12:50 AM
Thanks, ill take a look
01-01-2011, 08:17 PM
I am having a time with them, I'll make a long story short....
I live in Missouri, Mow in Missouri & Kansas...Right Now, I have a 1/2 ton GMC with 12' trailer and a new 18' trailer (am looking into a 3/4 or 1 ton truck) that will put me over the 10,001 lb limit!
I got a notice from Missouri two weeks ago that I owed 76.00 for up to two vehicles...so I angrily sent a check...then I got a letter on Thursday that they couldn't process my UCR whatever because I owed another 76.00 for 2010!
Also Thursday I received a call from the Modot Motor Carrier that they wanted to do a new entrant Safety Audit....Great!!! He started asking me about my operation and telling me what I need to do!
I need a Million Dollar Liability insurance policy ( don't have that, there goes my premium)
have to have a federal annual safety inspection by a large equipment outfit (when I called the two local places and told them it was a 1/2 GMC...they laughed...out loud) there's another 55.00 bucks
driving history record...etc.etc.etc.
ok, so short story long...I am just frustrated, I've spent 8 or 900 dollars on this deal already...I just want to mow a little freaking grass!!! you hear all the politicians saying they want to help the small business's...BULL ****!!!
Right now I'm thinking ford ranger's pulling 12' trailers and the usdot can suck it!!!
sorry was that too much!!!
01-01-2011, 08:21 PM
HAHA thats what im worried about,
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