The following states require a federal DOT number even when operating an intrastate authority:
Apart from federal regulations, some states require their intrastate commercial motor vehicle registrants to obtain a USDOT Number. These states include:
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- Puerto Rico
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
For intrastate motor carrier registration, check with your responsible state agency.
What does that mean? Even if you’re not going to cross state lines (which requires a federal authority normally) you must get a federal DOT number if you want a state authority (intrastate).
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