Q: I can’t find any info on Authority to tow in Michigan. All I see is need proper insurance,plates and dot #’s
All I can find is that you need proper insurance, registration, license plate, dot numbers and cdl a or b depending on weight of vehicle(s)
When hauling for-hire, in intrastate commerce, operating authority must be granted through the Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (MSP-CVED), Regulatory and Credentialing Section. This includes carriers that are in business as a repossession company or an auto auction company. Once granted authority, the carrier may have to license its intrastate vehicle(s) though the MSP-CVED; 517-284-3250. For-hire means, for a direct or indirect fee, transporting property not owned nor manufactured by the company doing the transporting.
All interstate carriers, private and for-hire, must register in the annual Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Program.
See the following Michigan.gov links for more info. The 2nd link is more detailed:
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