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Correcting a VIN

July 23, 2014

Written by Molly Harris You have spent a lot of time collecting all your tax information, filing the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, and you finally received your stamped Schedule 1. To your surprise and dismay, you see that a typo was made in the VIN. Where do you go from here? Thankfully, we offer VIN corrections at no charge. “No charge” meaning completely free- you … Read More »

Glossary: Motor Carrier Permit (MCP)

July 16, 2014

A document issued by the DMV to the motor carrier as proof of the registration with the DMV of their Carrier Identification number (CA#). This permit confirms that the motor carrier has met all of the requirements to drive motor vehicles on California highways.

Glossary: Motor Carrier (MC)

July 9, 2014

Any person who operates a commercial motor vehicle on public highways.

Glossary: Logging Vehicle

July 2, 2014

Logging Vehicles are used exclusively to transport trees and other forestry goods to and from the harvest location. These types of vehicles have a lesser tax amount due than a regular Heavy Use Vehicle. See also: Heavy Use Vehicle

Glossary: License Plates

June 26, 2014

Found on a motor vehicle. License plates signify that the vehicle has been registered with the state. All vehicles require a license before they can be operated on public roads. It is issued by the state Department of Motor Vehicles and is to be renewed annually. Abbreviated: Plates