Illinois License Services, Inc
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Orland Park IL. 60462

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KYU number

A KYU number KYU number is a tax number that is required for any Commercial (both private & for hire) vehicle operators with a registered or combined gross weight in excess of 59,999 lbs. that run through Kentucky on a regular basis. (Farm plated vehicles operating privately are exempt.) or you will need to buy a trip permit each time you enter the state.

This is a one-time registration, but you are required to file a report every quarter whether you run in the state or not during that quarter. The quarterly reports are due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter.

In order to receive the number within 48 hours a carrier must be current with their UCR filing. Interstate for-hire carriers must already have an active motor carrier authority or they will receive their KYU number within 48 hours of their MC number going active. There are no yearly renewals.

The KYU number requires quarterly filings, which you will receive by mail, just like the IFTA quarterly reports. Your UCR filings must be up to date and your insurance on file with the FMCSA for your MC # or Kentucky will not accept your application.  KUY No Requirements: ·         USDOT number must be listed as an "Interstate" carrier.  ·         Must have an "Active" MC number if you are for-hire, you.  ·         Must have a current UCR (Unified Carrier Registration) for your company.   New Mexico Weight Distance NMWD (New Mexico Tax ID Permit ) is required for any Commercial (both private & for hire) vehicle operators with a registered or combined gross weight in excess of 26,000 lbs. that run through New Mexico. If you will transport property or passengers in the state of New Mexico you will either need to obtain a New Mexico Tax ID Permit or purchase a trip permit at a New Mexico Port of Entry. A trip permit will cost from 7 cents/mile to 16 cents/mile, based on weight, for the total miles driven in the state. Even if you only go into or through New Mexico 1 time each year, it will be less expensive to obtain your own New Mexico Tax ID Permit. Once you have the permit issued, you will need to file your quarterly taxes in a timely manner to keep the permit in good standing with the state.  Quarterly reports are due on the last day of the month following the end of the quarter. The tax is computed based on mileage traveled on New Mexico highways at a rate determined by the weight of the vehicle.


NY HUT Permit

 The New York highway use tax (HUT) is required for any Commercial (both private & for hire) vehicle operators on New York State public highways with a registered or combined gross weight in excess of 18,000 lbs or more.Typically, the state will generate your new account and issue a temporary certificate within 1 business day.  After that, you will receive your actual NY HUT certificate by mail which will be valid through 2011. We will set up your NY HUT account for temporary registration that will turn into a permanent registration. Once the New York HUT account is set up you must complete quarterly reports for the state.The New York HUT license is a 3 year permit that will need to be renewed at the end of the third year.


Oregon Permit

Any Commercial (both private & for hire) vehicle operators on Oregon State public highways with a registered or combined gross weight in excess of 26,000 lbs. required to pay an Oregon Weight-Distance Tax.    This can be done either at the Port of Entry or by registering with the state before entering.   If you choose to register with Oregon before entering the state, you will need to submit a $2,000 Bond with the registration process.  Once you have registered, you will be required to file monthly returns to the state.   If you choose to pay at the Port of Entry every time you enter Oregon, you will not have to file the monthly reports with the state.


Over dimensional and Overweight Permits

If a vehicle is over dimensional (oversize) or overweight, a temporary permit is needed. This permit authorizes movement according to vehicle configurations and weight and contains routing information, travel regulations/restrictions, and safety requirements. Some States offer annual Over Dimensional and Over Weight Permits. These would be considered on an individual basis based on vehicle configurations and weight  


Special Hauling Vehicle Permit  (SHV)

A Special Hauling Vehicle Permit or (SHV) allows certain vehicles to be exempt from the federal bridge formula while operating on Illinois highways. The SHV Permit allows a certain amount of weight for a certain configuration of a vehicle(s). The SHV Permit also allows an overweight ticket for a specific purpose instead of dropping a portion of the load .SHV Permits may be purchased for Apportioned Plates at the time of renewal by using the SHV Application

The Special Hauling Vehicle Permit Application specifically states the purposes and benefits of an SHV Permit. The following vehicles qualify for an SHV Permit:·

  • Tractor-trailer combinations that have a short trailer (usually no more than 28 feet in length maximum) measuring 42 feet or less from the center of the steering hub to the center of the rear tandem.
  •  Trucks measuring more than 72 inches but less than 96 inches between the wheels on the tandem.
  • Concrete mixers, with the trailing 4th axle engaged, measuring more than 72 inches but less than 96 inches; or measuring more than 40 inches but less than 72 inches.
  • Trucks carrying asphalt or concrete in its plastic state (not yet solidified, just left the concrete plant or the hot mix plant and on the way to a job). The SHV Permit is not for overweight purposes. The SHV Permit application explains the permits specific uses and purposes. Depending on the configuration of the vehicle, the maximum weight with an SHV Permit is 72,000 pounds The SHV Permit does have a provision allowing overweight up to 4,000 pounds for vehicles hauling concrete or asphalt in its plastic state without shifting or reducing the load. The vehicle will still be ticketed for overweight if it is registered at 80,000 pounds and the vehicle configuration does not meet the definitions provided. In that case, the SHV Permit may not be for your vehicle 


 IFTA &  IFTA Return:

The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement among states to report fuel taxes by interstate motor carriers. To register, you must:

  • have an established place of business in the State from which motor carrier operations are performed,
  • mileage must be accrued in your State,
  • your operating records of the fleet must be maintained or can be made available in your State, and
  • you must operate in at least one other IFTA jurisdiction.

 Under the IFTA, you are issued an IFTA license and one set of your State IFTA decals for your truck, which will allow you to operate in all other IFTA jurisdictions without buying additional decals from those jurisdictions.  A copy of the IFTA license may be used in your truck instead of the original license.    IFTA decals expire on December 31st of each year.  However, there is a two-month grace period extending through February of the next fuel tax registration year.


Apportioned (IRP) Registration

Apportionment is required for vehicles operating in two or more International Registration Plan (IRP) member jurisdictions that have a combined gross weight of more than 26,000 pounds, including the weight of the vehicle and the maximum load, or is a power unit having three or more axles, regardless of weight. Commercial vehicles weighing less than 26,000 pounds operating intrastate in two or more jurisdictions must apportion.



The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique two-to-four-letter code used to identify transportation companies by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). SCAC's are required when doing business with all U.S. Government agencies and with many commercial shippers including those in the automotive, petroleum, forest products and chemical industries. You will need an SCAC to register with inter modal to enter many of the sea ports, most notably Baltimore. Many brokers and shippers will ask you for a SCAC code before doing business with them.



The  Uniform inter modal Interchange & Facilities Access Agreement is a standard interchange contract developed to promote inter modal productivity and operating efficiencies through the development of uniform industry processes and procedures governing the interchange of inter modal equipment between ocean carriers, railroads, equipment leasing companies and inter modal trucking companies




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