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Old 03-01-2015, 09:07 PM
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MD guys heads up

I received info today the state police commercial vehicle unit will be inspecting landscapers hot and heavy this spring......make sure your stuff is right
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Old 03-02-2015, 08:29 AM
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MD guys heads up

Is this for DOT?
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:36 AM
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Yes. Even if youre pulling a trailer with nothing but mowers....
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Old 03-04-2015, 11:11 AM
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Nothing new....they have been doing it the last few years.

I bet they are going to step their game up over the next few years to cut back on all the illegals. Especially with the new Governor pushing for small businesses to open.
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Old 03-04-2015, 02:39 PM
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Nothing new....they have been doing it the last few years.

I bet they are going to step their game up over the next few years to cut back on all the illegals. Especially with the new Governor pushing for small businesses to open.
How do you guys feel about this?
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:41 PM
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Hey guys. I'm taking my snow removal experience and taking a run at some lawns, this being my first season. I'll do some research but if anyone wants to give me a rundown on what's required for a trailer hauling mowers and equipment to be legal I'm all ears.
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:49 PM
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How do you guys feel about this?
About illegals? The new governor? Or the DOT laws?
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:50 PM
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Hey guys. I'm taking my snow removal experience and taking a run at some lawns, this being my first season. I'll do some research but if anyone wants to give me a rundown on what's required for a trailer hauling mowers and equipment to be legal I'm all ears.
I'm not exactly sure, I don't haul trailers. I'm thinking it goes by weight. You can always research it on the state/fed DOT website.
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Old 03-07-2015, 09:02 PM
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Hey guys. I'm taking my snow removal experience and taking a run at some lawns, this being my first season. I'll do some research but if anyone wants to give me a rundown on what's required for a trailer hauling mowers and equipment to be legal I'm all ears.

Im assuming youre pulling an open trailer? Theoretically you'll need a DOT #.......medical card.....trailer must have a break away box, cable separately attached to the hitch receiver (no hooking it to chains), for anything on an open trailer that is 10 feet or less you need 2 straps....anything longer than 10 feet youll need 3.

Company name is supposed to be displayed on the side of the truck.
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Yeah, Its recommended weight of what the trailer is rated for. DOT can easily scale you on the spot. My suggestions on DOT is this; Comply, Comply, Comply, then squeak out 1 maybe 2 jokes. Don't reverse the order.
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