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Glossary: Dry Van

March 19, 2014

Type of trailer used to carry non-refrigerated goods.

Glossary: Diesel (Fuel)

March 13, 2014

Combustible concentrated type of fuel used in diesel engines.

Glossary: Decal

March 12, 2014

Stickers issued by a state agency that are attached to the exterior of a truck. They validate its current permission for operation in compliance with the law. Synonyms: Stickers

Glossary: Employer Identification Number (EIN)

March 6, 2014

A 9-digit number issued by the IRS to identify a business entity. It is required in order to file federal tax forms with the IRS as well as apply for other permits and authorities. Synonyms: Federal tax identification number, Federal ID number

Glossary: Amendments

March 5, 2014

A change/correction to a previously accepted Form 2290. The ONLY amendments that can be done electronically are: VIN corrections, mileage limit exceeded, or a change in vehicle weight. Amendments filed by paper accommodate all other situations.