I have been helping small business owners obtain their USDOT Number and
understand the rules and regulations of the US DOT since 2002. I work
from my home so feel free to call my cell phone today, tonight or this
weekend if you have any questions.
I can usually have your US DOT Number to within 24 hours. I look forward to working for you.
Marc Lemke - Consultant
Motor Carrier Authority Service
16211 South Locust
Olathe, Ks 66062
Who needs a US DOT Number?
Companies that operate commercial motor vehicles transporting
passengers, hauling cargo or hazardous materials must be registered
with the FMCSA
and must have a US DOT Number.
Commercial motor vehicle means any self-propelled or towed motor
vehicle used on a highway in interstate commerce to transport passengers
or property when the vehicle—
(1) Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight
rating, or gross vehicle weight or gross combination weight, of 10,001
pounds or more, whichever is greater; or
(2) Is designed or used to transport more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation; or
(3) Is designed or used to transport more than 15 passengers,
including the driver, and is not used to transport passengers for
(4) Is used in transporting material found by the Secretary of
Transportation to be hazardous under 49 U.S.C. 5103 and transported in a
quantity requiring placarding under regulations prescribed by the
Secretary under 49 CFR, subtitle B, chapter I, subchapter C.
What is a US DOT Number?
The US DOT Number serves as a unique identifier when collecting and monitoring a
company’s safety information acquired during audits, compliance reviews,
crash investigations, and inspections.
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