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South Dakota Truck Information

 

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Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Program

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL INTERSTATE MOTOR CARRIERS, FREIGHT FORWARDERS, BROKERS, AND LEASING COMPANIES

Printable UCR Form (.pdf)

Click here to visit the South Dakota Department of Revenue UCR Program website for important and complete information about the Unified Carrier Registartion Program.

What is UCR?

The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) plan and agreement are part of a federally-mandated, state administered program that went into effect September 10, 2007.  Under this program, states collect fees from motor carriers, motor private carriers, freight forwarders, brokers, and leasing companies based on the number of qualifying commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in their fleet.

Who is subject to the UCR Agreement?

If you operate a tractor, truck, or bus in interstate or international commerce, the registration requirements of the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement apply to your business.

Motor carriers operating only as private motor carriers of passengers are not required to register and pay fees under UCR.

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:

 

 

It is important that you visit the South Dakota Department of Revenue UCR Program website for important and complete information about the Unified Carrier Registration program.

 

If you would like to learn more about UCR, visit www.ucr.in.gov or call 605.773.4595.