Tag Archives: DOT Service

DOT Mobile Inspection

DOT Mobile Express is the Vehicle Inspection service that comes to you We are fully operational during the coronavirus offering service at your location Welcome to DOT Mobile Express the most convenient and affordable way to maintain your required Annual USDOT Vehicle Safety Inspection. DOT Mobile Express also provides standard vehicle inspections for customers operating […]

PREPARING FOR YOUR DOT PHYSICAL

Changes have come in regards to your DOT Physical so best get up to speed to avoid any issues that take you off the road. We will be addressing the changes to help get everyone up to speed and your feedback is vital.  View Post   Call 24/7 as we are here to meet your […]

DOT Reflector Requirements

Stay in compliance and avoid any issues  Trucks exceeding 10,000 pounds and over 80 inches wide must mark their trailers with 2″ wide DOT C2 reflective tape that alternates white and red. (white looks silvery in the daytime). A 6/6 (6″ red and 6″ white) or a 7/11 (7″ white and 11″ red) pattern can […]

What is a USDOT Number and do you need one

USDOT number is a unique identification number for your company if it involves commercial vehicles or transportation and is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The USDOT number allows for instant access to your company’s safety information during various checkups. These might include events such as inspections, audits, accident investigations, compliance reviews, […]

Safety First Air Brakes

The Air Brake system plays the most important function that being safely stopping the vehicle. Because of the importance of the air brake system it is vital that you know your brake system working components and stay focused each time you conduct any inspection. Remember safety first not only for yourself but for everyone on […]

Truck Sizes & Classification

The US DOT puts trucks into classes by “Gross Vehicle Weight Rating” (GVWR) ranked from 1 to 8 (smallest to largest). GVWR refers to the maximum operating weight a truck can possibly carry while driving including the truck itself. GVWR classes have nothing to do with what parts the truck is fitted with, how beefy the suspension […]

DOT FYI

What are the Levels of DOT Inspection? Level 1This is a full DOT truck inspection level. The truck driver, their paperwork as well as their vehicle(s) will be inspected. This is a “full service” inspection where they crawl underneath, over, onto and through (you get the point) of your vehicle. This process is usually done […]

The DOT Inspection that comes to you

DOT Mobile Express is the Vehicle Inspection service that comes to you We are fully operational during the coronavirus offering service at your location Welcome to DOT Mobile Express the most convenient and affordable way to maintain your required Annual USDOT Vehicle Safety Inspection. DOT Mobile Express also provides standard vehicle inspections for customers operating […]