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A DOT (Department of Transportation) number search is most commonly done to search the Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (SAFER) system. According the U.S. Department of Transportation, this record contains a company... More »

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A United States Department of Transportation, or USDOT, number is used primarily on commercial-based vehicles as a unique identifier that helps in monitoring the companies safety information during audits or inspections.... More »

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There are several reasons why checking a USDOT number is potentially useful and necessary. These include determining if the USDOT number is active, confirming that any company information associated with a USDOT number i... More »

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Verify a USDOT number by inputting the number into the U.S. Department of Transportation's SAFER system. After entering a USDOT number, MC/MX number or company name in the tool, a company snapshot appears if the company ... More »

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To determine the status of a United States Department of Transportation number, go to the Safety and Fitness Electronic Records system website and type in the company name, USDOT number or MC/MX number in the search box.... More »

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To find car specifications by VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), go to a website that decodes VINs, enter the number, and search. These websites present you with the vehicle's specifications after decoding the VIN. Web... More »

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The National Insurance Crime Bureau maintains a free online VIN search tool, called VINCheck, that enables anyone to check a vehicle identification number against a database of stolen cars and a database of cars reported... More »

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