What is USDOT Number?



03 Minutes


Course Overview

Your USDOT number is where it all begins. You will learn how the department of transportation assigns a specific number to every registered commercial vehicle and what is the paperwork involved to apply for one for your vehicles. This number verifies that a driver is allowed to operate commercial vehicles on roads and highways across America. You will learn the basics of defining your company operations, and operation classifications, and will also understand the basics of cargo classification. It will also explain to you the difference between various commercial vehicles such as trucks, semi-trucks, public transit vehicles, delivery vehicles, and many more.

What will I learn?

The importance of your USDOT number
It's role in protecting customers against fraud
How it is used in maintaining the safety record and complaint history of a company
How to check your USDOT number
Understanding the prerequisites to apply for a USDOT number
The importance of USDOT number when determining the operating status of a company
The various states where you must have your USDOT number when entering
Compliance reviews, company audits, crash investigations, and inspections using the USDOT number



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