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Old 03-17-2013, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Cody S. View Post
Determining if you need a DOT is based solely off of your ratings, not your curb weight, because that is already factored into your rating. Truck Weight + Payload = Rating, same with Trailer Weight + Payload = Rating.

Point is, when determining if you NEED a DOT number, only look at what you are operating with Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings or Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Ratings.
You're wrong here.

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Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating, or gross vehicle weight or gross combination weight, of 4,536 kg (10,001 pounds) or more
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regul...aspx?reg=390.5
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Originally Posted by Mark Oomkes
Your argument falls flatter than a 3 day old roadkill squirrel.
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