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Tractor Transporting Discussion Forum

DOT number

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DK44H

08-29-2011 07:35:51
174.255.3.63



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I live in Nebraska and was wondering if I need a DOT number displayed on my pickup when pulling a trailer. I farm and dad and i incorporated last year. Our corporation provides us each a pickup to drive. Since a corporate pickup is pulling a trailer does it need a DOT number even if it is farm plated?




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scotc

09-02-2011 14:48:38
72.101.236.83



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
If you incorporated the farm, I doubt you would need a DOT number, and would probably still be able to run the farm plates, because the trucks are being used to haul things for your farm. I'd look into buying a couple cows myself, but can't see the bother for all the more my 5 ton plates cost. If I had stayed in PA my 3 ton plate renewal would have been more than my new plates, title transfer, and 5 ton stickers all together were here.

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Banditfarmer

09-02-2011 05:34:44
174.103.156.49



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
Your Corporation provides you each a truck to drive, Then it should have comerical plates, comerical insurance and Dot numbers IF THE Truck is regestered to the corporation and not in your name. If the truck is regestered in your name and NOT in the corporations name you might get by like you are. Bandit



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Brian Jasper co. Ia

09-01-2011 18:26:21
67.142.130.29



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
Yes, you do. You say you"re incorporated, the very definition of commercial...



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john_Bud

10-04-2011 21:14:27
173.245.138.22



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 Re: DOT number in reply to Brian Jasper co. Ia, 09-01-2011 18:26:21  
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That's one definition.... which definition does the state and feds use?

The feds require commercial rigs (truck, load, trailer and load combined) 10,001# and over to have a USDOT number for transport between states. That's inter-state transport and that is FEDERAL.
The state's are all over the map. Some mirror the feds. Some don't. You'll have to visit the local highway patrol and ask. Our state WI, has exclusions for farm trucks / trailers up to a certain weight. That being 26,001 pounds.

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mkirsch

08-29-2011 13:52:16
64.80.110.75



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
Problem is, if you ask two different people at the DOT you'll get two different answers!

One cop will ticket you for having the number displayed...

The next cop will ticket you for NOT having the number displayed!!!

YOU CAN'T WIN.



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DK44H

08-29-2011 09:26:34
174.255.3.63



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
That's exactly what I was afraid of! Lord knows I deal with many other cans of worms on a daily basis!



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rustyfarmall

08-30-2011 05:20:27
216.248.71.224



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 09:26:34  
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If I was you, I'd just continue as is and do my best to stay under the radar.



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DK44H

08-30-2011 07:55:01
174.253.133.102



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 Re: DOT number in reply to rustyfarmall, 08-30-2011 05:20:27  
I think that's exactly what I'm going to do. And play dumb.



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rustyfarmall

08-29-2011 09:17:10
216.248.71.224



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 Re: DOT number in reply to DK44H, 08-29-2011 07:35:51  
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I can only guess that you do NOT need a D.O.T. number unless you are hauling for hire. The real answer can most likely be found by visiting the Nebraska department of motor vehicles website, but if Nebraska's website is anything like Iowa's, you still won't know, and asking questions will only open a can of worms.



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