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Steve Connally

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I know about the apportioned tags. I’ll be working across state lines frequently. That’s why I have a USDOT number. VA defines it as any time you leave the state. Even once. The DOT numbers keeps me from pulling permits every time. Also if I pull permits more than a few times a year they’ll pop me in NC for not getting USDOT registration numbers. I’ve researched the rules for all the states I’d be potentially working in. The glitch is the dmv in Virginia doesn’t know how to tag it. I tried to tag it as a straight truck but due to the weight and axles they are unsure what plates to put on it. I’m registered USDOT as utility equipment with permanently mounted equipment. That’s why they’re confused. They’ve had the registration paperwork for a month