Q: What is UCR?
UCR is the Unified Carrier Registration program. Created by federal legislation to authorize, through registration, all Commercial Motor Vehicles carrying their own goods and products across state lines. It also includes carriers transporting interstate goods even if your vehicles do not leave the state; except in non-participating state noted in Yellow in the map below.

Q: What is a “Commercial Motor Vehicle”? in  the UCR system?
Any self-propelled or towed (like a trailer) vehicle used on highways engaged in
interstate travel that:
has a gross weight of 10,001 pounds or more or,
– is designed to transport 11 or more passengers (including the driver) or,
– is required to have hazardous waste placarding

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Example:   A Green state roadside inspection of your non UCR registered truck cites and reasonably penalizes your company, regardless of your truck is from a Yellow non-participating state . What is the fine or penalty?  Whatever they decide is ‘reasonable’ . . . do you like playing with fire?

A Green state roadside inspection of your non UCR registered truck cites and reasonably penalizes your company, regardless of your truck coming from Yellow non-participating state .  Will they impound your truck till it’s paid? Answer:  Whatever they decide is ‘reasonable’ . . . do you like playing with fire?

If your answer is ‘YES’ in any of the rows below, you need to register your interstate truck(s). 

Your Business State

States Your Trucks Drive in 

Does This Describe You?

Green

Yellow & Green   or

Green only

YES

Yellow

Yellow only

NO

Yellow

Yellow & Green

YES

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