Oregon-Based Motor Carriers
Trucks over 26,000 pounds combined weight display an ODOT truck license plate. Trucks that only operate within Oregon display an ODOT plate marked "Commercial" that begins with the letters Y C.
- Trucks with a GVW of 10,000 to 26,000 pounds have a T-plate DMV.
- Trucks with a GVW of 26,001 pounds or more have a YA-IRP Commercial plate.
Out of State Motor Carriers
Trucks are identified by the license plate issued by each carrier´s home state or province, usually under the International Registration Plan. Trucks that operate interstate display an ODOT plate marked "Apportioned" that begins with the letters Y A.
- Trucks with a GVW of 26,000 pounds or less have a Little Y IRP plate.
Stickers on Oregon Commercial and Apportioned plates indicate the valid year but not month.
- The plates are renewed annually and valid from January through December.
- Contact our registration office if a sticker needs replacement.
Federal law and state rules require you to display markings on each side of your truck power units showing:
- The carrier's legal name or a single trade name of the business that owns or controls operations.
- The carrier's U.S. DOT number.