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How To Display Your USDOT, MC, CA, GVW, VIN Regulation Numbers Outside of Your Commercial Vehicle/Truck
Hello, In this video, we'll cover the basics for displaying your regulation numbers outside of your commercial vehicle. You must display your numbers on both sides, the lettering must be at least two inches in height and visible from a distance of 50 feet away.
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Professional USDOT Number Lettering vs Do It Yourself Truck Lettering | Custom USDOT Number Lettering Decals
In the picture example below you’ll see the difference between professional USDOT lettering vs doing it yourself lettering. In the before image, this trucker wrote his crucial USDOT information on his truck using a permanent marker. We understand hand paint lettering but this is not it. Not only is this individuals calligraphy horrible, but it looks very unprofessional. Not to mention that he wrote his company name wrong incorrectly. Would you want to do business with a company that is this unprofessional? Of course not! On the right side (after) image, you can see how professional it looks. The truckers...
If you are doing business for profit with your commercial vehicle, you must display your unique USDOT number on both sides of your commercial vehicle. This number is issued by FMCSA and it’s a records of your company. If you are unsure if you need a DOT number, then most likely you’ll need a DOT number. A few things to keep in mind is that your USDOT number must be 2 inches or larger (in some areas). Your number must be visible from a distance of at least 50 feet away and the color must contrast. If you are doing...