Truck Permits in Ontario, CA

Global Truck Docs expertise in obtaining all types of truck permits required to drive through the various cities of the US. Based in Ontario.

The truck permits in Ontario are designed to evenly regulate the movement of oversized loads across the bridges and roads, ensuring the safety of the vehicle as well as the road infrastructure.

Ontario requires the truck driver to obtain daily transportation permits for the truck with size and load over the legal size defined in California Vehicle Code Division 15. We have experts to get you an annual blanket truck permit.

Definition of Oversized Vehicle or Load in the California Vehicle Code:

The Code defines an oversized vehicle or load in four categories:

  • Width: Under Section 35100 of the Code, any load or vehicle with the total outside width exceeding 102 inches will require a permit.
  • Height: Under Section 35250 of the Code, any load or vehicle exceeding a height of 14 feet measured from the surface requires a permit.
  • Length: The Sections 35400 and 35401 of the Code states that a vehicle exceeding a total length of 65 feet requires a permit.
  • Weight: The Sections 35550 through 35558 defines gross weight limits. The general rule is that a vehicle exceeding a gross weight of 80,000 pounds must obtain a transportation permit and that the legal gross weight imposed on a single axle shall not exceed 20,000 pounds.

Global Truck Docs can help you obtain all types of truck permits in Ontario – IFTA and ICC permits, DOT, and Motor Carrier Permit in Ontario is a quick turnaround. You no longer have to go to a government institute and apply for the licenses. All you need to do is understand the process and let our expert do the job for you.

IFTA and ICC Permits

California is a part of the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) signed between the lower 48 states of the United States and the Canadian provinces. The agreement simplifies the process of reporting fuel used by motor carriers operating in more than one jurisdiction. An operating carrier with IFTA permits in Ontario receives an IFTA license and two decals for each qualifying vehicle it operates. Global Truck Docs professionals can help set up the IFTA account instantly to the eligible carrier.

All companies need ICC permits in Ontario or MC Authority if they intend or operate as for hire, transport Federal regulated commodities, or transport passengers in interstate commerce. There are different types of authorities, such as Broker, for-hire trucking. We can help you select the right jurisdiction for your business, and help you get all the permits to ensure your loads stay legally on the road and avoid costly fines.

DOT and CA Number

A Department of Transportation (DOT) number is issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to commercial vehicles. DOT certification is also crucial for obtaining a commercial driver’s license. Any commercial vehicle weighing more than 10,000 pounds or carrying hazardous vehicles is required to obtain the DOT number in Ontario. A transport carrying nine-15 passengers will also need to get a DOT number for non-restricted operations. The filling of the DOT number is quite easy when done through the experts at Global Truck Docs.

For motor carriers, it is mandatory to obtain Carrier Identification (CA) Number issued by the California Highway Patrol to drive through the roads of Ontario. We can help you get the CA number as well as set up a Motor Carrier Profile that will allow you to operate a business legally in California.