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DOT requirements?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Yarden Of Eden, May 18, 2011.

  1. Yarden Of Eden

    Yarden Of Eden LawnSite Member
    Messages: 174

    Hi I just bought my first 1 ton dump, I live in the Minneapolis area and bought the truck from a guy out in Boston. I am flying out to get it this weekend, and I'm wondering what dot requirements I might have to deal with being that its being driven 1400 miles across multiple state lines. Any information would be helpful. Thanks!
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  2. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    i called the dot here and they directed me to the enforcement SGT. at the weigh station.

    since you are crossing state lines i would contact every state you will be in.

    each state has funny rules. here if you buy fuel in one sate and they charge 35cents road tax, you have to pay the difference to La. when you travel thru here.
  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    I would drive it like you would any other time and not worry about it and enjoy the scenery.

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