Do I need a DOT number?

Posted on: September 23, 2021

There are many factors involved in when or if you need a DOT number but generally, anyone operating in commerce and crossing state lines with a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a greater than 10,000 pounds GVWR or GCWR must have a DOT number.

There are other details we need to give you an accurate answer for your situation. Please call the FMCSA office at 605-224-8202 or the SDHP Motor Carrier Services at 605-224-SEMI(7364) for a more complete and accurate answer.