Notice To All Interstate Motor Carriers and Motor Private Carriers
If you operate a truck or bus in interstate or international commerce the federal Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCR) applies to your business.
The UCR requires individuals and companies that operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate or international commerce to register their business with New Hampshire and pay an annual fee based on the size of their fleet. You must register for the calendar year 2012 by December 31, 2011 in order to be in compliance with this filing requirement.
For purposes of determining fees, a "commercial motor vehicle" is defined as a self-propelled vehicle used on the highways in commerce principally to transport passengers or cargo, if the vehicle:
- has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of at least 10,001 pounds, whichever is greater; or
- is designed to transport more than 10 passengers, including the driver; or
- is used in transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding.
If you operated in 2011 and did not register in the UCR, you must pay your
2011 UCR fees to avoid possible enforcement action.
THE FEE BRACKETS FOR MOTOR CARRIERS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Fees Under The Unified Carrier Registration Plan and Agreement
For Registration Years 2012, 2011, and 2010
Number of CMVs owned or operated by exempt or non-exempt motor carrier, motor private carrier, or freight forwarder
|Fee per entity for exempt or non-exempt motor carrier, motor private carrier, or frieght forwarder
||Fee per entity for broker or leasing company
||1,001 and above
To avoid delays it is highly recommended that you register in the national UCR on-line system hosted by the Indiana Department of Revenue. Go to www.ucr.in.gov and follow the step by step instructions. Payments may be made on-line using Mastercard, Visa, or e-Check. If you plan on registering by mail or in person, please follow the instructions on the application. For UCR application and related information click on the following link:
Unified Carrier Registration Program-Forms
To learn more about UCR,
go to www.ucr.in.gov or call (603) 271-2447