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KWHauling
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Post Sun. Jan. 10, 2010 10:17 am

I am thinking of purchasing a tri-axle and have a few questions First what all numbers and permits do I need (ifta us dot puc heavy vehicle ) I do have a 26000 lbs coal truck now and also an A cdl just wondering everone I talk to either don't know or isn't sure Thanks In advance Kevin I plan on hauling mostly stone and some coal (for hire) also maybe out of state coal

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Post Sun. Jan. 10, 2010 11:07 am

Probably the DMW and License Bureau. Wouldn't trust what people tell ya.
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Post Sun. Jan. 10, 2010 11:19 am

In Pa. all you need is a class B cdl, allowed 73, 280 if I remember right the Pa. tags & inspections are what kill you, the permits are once a year weren`t too bad from what I recall but you got to keep it rolling to make money.
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Post Sun. Jan. 10, 2010 2:31 pm

Just load it up and take it over the Greenwich scale in Ct. they will tell you what you need. $3,000 in fines later you'll know! :D :D

If hauling in state, you need a registration. If out of state, you will need apportioned registration, and ifta. In state you need a P U C permit. plus more.
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