does pickup need commercial plates

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by daveintoledo, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    if you have door magnets, or just pulling the trailor, or both??

    thanks for any info
  2. AEW

    AEW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    I dont understand what you are asking...are you asking if they need to be on your truck when not mowing or something?
  3. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    to drive around with signs on your truck, do you need commercial plates

    and do you need them in general when pulling a trailor full of gear....
  4. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    It would probly depend on your state but out here all I see is combination plates on F250/2500 and commercial plates on F350+/3500+.
  5. urbanlandscape

    urbanlandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    Here in Michigan, a commercial vehicle needs to be titled under the business name in order to have insurance cover any claims resulting from business use. Commercial auto insurance also tends to be cheaper than personal auto insurance, especially if you are young like I am (25).
    It would be pretty brutal to get in an accident and find out that your personal auto policy won't cover it because the vehicle was being used for business purposes.

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