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CAn you help me with some Dot stuff?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by deerewashed, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. deerewashed

    deerewashed LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 883

    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.
     
  2. Duffster

    Duffster LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 1,197

    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
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Yep. Apparently Duffster is correct. Your state doesn't require them.
     
  4. a&j lawncare llc

    a&j lawncare llc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    any truck and trailer with a GROSS gvw greater then 17,000 pounds needs a dot number..so no you dont need one..
     

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