PERMITS REQUIRED TO OPERATE LEGALLY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES
Permits are required before operating as a trucking company in the United States. Obtaining and keeping them current is key to maintaining your legal authority. These permits ensure the safe movement of drivers, freight, and other commercial road users. Failure to comply can result in state-imposed penalties, denial, revocation, and suspension of your license. Read on as Global Multi Services explain the permit required to operate legally across the United States.
Trucking authority is a unique identifier issued to commercial trucking companies by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to participate in interstate commerce. Obtaining your MC Authority gives you complete freedom to run your trucking business and stay compliant with the industry regulations.
Unified Carrier Registration is compulsory for motor carriers hauling freight across states and international borders. Trucking companies must register in their base jurisdiction to obtain UCR Permit. They are also required to pay an annual fee according to the number of vehicles in their fleet. Failure to comply with this regulation can lead to detention and penalties by the officials.
MOTOR CARRIER PERMIT
A motor carrier permit is a document issued to motor carriers as evidence of registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles. It also indicates meeting all the requirements to operate commercially in the United States. The permit contains information specific to the motor carrier. These include Name, CA#, Mailing addresses, permit expiration dates, and many more.
The International Fuel Tax Agreement allows motor carriers to use a single fuel license while operating across member jurisdictions. Qualified motor carriers must register, obtain IFTA permits and file IFTA Fuel Tax Returns in their base jurisdiction.
THE BOTTOM LINE
Global Multi Services have the expertise and experience to help you navigate the required permits before you hit the road. We provide trucking permit services to ensure you stay in compliance with regulations.