Annual DOT inspection

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by Kyle G., Dec 1, 2021.

  1. Kyle G.

    Kyle G. Road Train Member

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    Just a quick question to settle an argument.

    If my trailer is due for an annual this month, do i have to get it done on or before the exact date it expires, or do i have till the end of the month?

    I was always under the impression that, if the exact date isn't printed on the sticker, then you have till the end of the month.

    My sticker just says December, not the exact date.
     
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  3. Grumppy

    Grumppy Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Due by dec 31....................
     
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  4. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    The sticker is a convenience that isn't required. It's what's on the inspection paperwork that matters.
     
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  5. Grumppy

    Grumppy Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    ZVar is correct..... I didnt read the OP as well as I should have.
     
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  6. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    Cops will look for that sticker though.

    They've looked for mine quite a few times.
     
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  7. ibcalm19

    ibcalm19 Road Train Member

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    Yup mine as well. That's the first thing they see. I always have the inspection report along with other necessary paperwork to hand them.:D:D
     
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  8. Long FLD

    Long FLD Road Train Member

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    Just buy an inspection report and fill it out before your expiration date. And I’ve never put those stickers on any of my trucks and nothings has ever been said to me about it.
     
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  9. Kyle G.

    Kyle G. Road Train Member

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    Thanks for the replies, I guess I have my answer :)
     
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