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Old 01-31-2009, 04:50 PM
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DOT Numbers of a truck.

When are DOT numbers needed on a truck. If anyone knows anything about this please post.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:21 PM
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When your truck or truck and trailer have a GVWR of over 10,001 Lbs.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:31 PM
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In NY, weight does not matter. Its based more on the use and what you are transporting. For example we have to put numbers on a ford ranger if its going to carry more than 1 gal. of gas or be used commercialy. Plus the driver has to be 21 years old, have a dot physical. And the truck has to have 3 saftey triangles, first aid kit, and a 10bc fire extinguisher.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:35 PM
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Commercially also. I didnt include that because I thought everyone would already know. For us here in KS its weight. We also have to get yearly inspections, medical cards, fire extinguishers and some other stuff.
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Old 02-01-2009, 07:42 AM
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When your truck or truck and trailer have a GVWR of over 10,001 Lbs.
Basicaly that means any 3/4 ton or larger that tows.
Some states enforce it hard , others ignore it.
I know some guys put it on the trailer as it is not needed when not towing. Not sure if that is legal , just that is has been done.
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Old 02-01-2009, 10:18 AM
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not sure about the age of everyone here, but I can remember when we had a Commercial
Plate on all our trucks, when I went to register mine I asked about this and the lady said you dont have to do that anymore.

seems right when I learn the rules they change them.....
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