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The NDSU Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is holding free training sessions to provide information on how to haul legal weight in North Dakota without violating truck-weight laws. Learn how to configure your truck with proper axle spacings and tire sizes.
NDHP Motor Carrier Operations consists of two commanders, two sergeants, eight sworn troopers, an administrative assistant and 11 civilian inspectors. All of these positions are assigned to a federally-funded Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). Three civilian inspectors are assigned to the New Entrant Program and four to the Border Inspection Program. Motor Carrier Operations is also responsible for the Permit Section, which consists of a supervisor and four vehicle size and weight permit specialists.
Motor Carrier Operations is challenged with reducing commercial vehicle crashes by performing commercial vehicle inspections, safety audits, compliance reviews and coordinating the motor carrier permit system. Motor Carrier Operations also oversees six fixed weigh/inspection stations, 12 weigh-in-motion sites, and numerous turnout locations throughout the state, used for inspections and weight enforcement.
Applications for US DOT numbers can be obtained from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Contact them online or call their Bismarck office at (701) 250-4346 . There is no charge for a US DOT number.
Obtain permits for non-reducible oversize/overweight vehicles and load movements traveling on county roads in coal, oil, and gas producing counties at www.ndenergy.org/permits.
Applications for Solid Waste Transportation permits can be obtained online from the ND Deptartment of Health's Division of Waste Management or at (701) 328-5166.
North Dakota Department of Transportation’s (NDDOT) International Fuel Tax Agreement program, gives North Dakota motor carriers the option to renew licenses, file quarterly reports, and purchase additional decals. Access NDDOT's Motor Carrier Online Services or at (701) 328-2928.
North Dakota carriers wishing to register motor vehicles under the International Registration Plan (IRP) must call NDDOT's Motor Carrier Services at (701) 328-1287.
Renewal applications for North Dakota Unified Carrier Registration are available through NDDOT's Motor Carrier UCR Online Renewal System or at (701) 328-1287.