Interstate Transportation Filings
Interstate trucking and cargo transportation involves trade, traffic, and transportation that takes place across several different states. To qualify as interstate commerce, one of the following must cross state lines:
- The vehicle.
- The passengers.
- The cargo.
When dealing in interstate commerce, commercial drivers must comply with federal safety regulations and operating rules as well as all applicable state and local regulations. This includes paying vehicle registration fees and submitting to inspections, as well as completing several different interstate transportation filings to verify the correct commercial auto insurance coverage.
Processing Commercial Auto Insurance Filings
The company that provides your commercial auto insurance can assist you in making sure all of the required interstate truck filings have been submitted. However, you may need to provide your insurance agent with the following information:
- Docket number
- Department of Transportation number
- Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
- Business address
- Doing Business As (DBA) name
- Phone number
- Social Security number
Local DMV Office