A DOT number is a unique identifier assigned to commercial vehicles and companies involved in interstate commerce in the US. It ensures compliance, enhances safety, and facilitates data collection. Displayed on vehicles and official documents, it allows for easy identification and verification. The DOT number enables safety audits, trend analysis, and targeted interventions, promoting a safer and more efficient transportation industry.
An MC number, also known as a Motor Carrier number, is a registration number issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the United States. It is required for companies involved in interstate or foreign commerce that operate as for-hire carriers, transporting regulated commodities or providing transportation services. The MC number serves as a unique identifier, ensuring compliance, regulating safety, and enabling effective oversight of motor carriers operating within the country.