The USDOT Number is a unique number for your company that gives instant access to your company’s safety information during various check-ups. It includes inspections, compliance reviews, audits and accident investigations. Companies that use commercial motor vehicle to transport passengers or haul cargo in interstate commerce must also display the company’s USDOT number.
You need to have a USDOT number if you have a vehicle that:
Furthermore, you can find out if you need DOT Authority with the location in which your vehicle transports goods or passengers. At first, you need a number if your vehicle is used for trade or transport in one or more of these ways:
Getting authority to operate, such as MC number, can be a complicated process that allows no mistakes and takes time. Therefore, at Los Angeles Truck Insurance it is our goal to make it easy for you and save your time.
Start with protecting your assets with forming an LLC (Limited Liability Company) or a corporation. It’s Important to create a business entity for your company instead of using your own name to conduct business. The next step is applying for a USDOT number and MC number. It will take 21 days for your operating authority to become active.
If you have any questions regarding your state regulations, our professionals will help you with that. Also ask us about affordable truck insurance.
There are 33 states that require DOT Number:
Furthermore, if you have any questions regarding your state regulations, give us a call at (800) 671-3007.