When is Kansas commercial vehicle registration (license plate) required?

Kansas carriers operating in intrastate commerce who do not have apportioned registration, and meet any of the following requirements must obtain a Kansas commercial registration (KSA 8-143m):

  1. Has a gross weight or gross combination weight of 10,001 pounds or more;
  2. is designed or used to transport 15 or more passengers, including the driver; or
  3. is used to transport hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding.

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1. Do I need operating authority?
2. Do I need to display a USDOT number?
3. How do I obtain a USDOT number?
4. Are there any exceptions to needing a USDOT number?
5. Are there any exceptions to obtaining a USDOT number for intrastate commerce (wholly within Kansas)?
6. Does the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) issue KDOT numbers for intrastate commerce?
7. What is Unified Carrier Registration (UCR)?
8. What the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)?
9. What is apportioned registration?
10. When is Kansas commercial vehicle registration (license plate) required?
11. If my vehicle(s) require apportioned registration or the Kansas commercial vehicle registration, does that also mean it requires a USDOT number?
12. When are haz-mat placards required?