Commercial Vehicle Operations

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Hanover, Maryland 21076
410-582-5727 or 410-582-5734
Phone: 1-800-543-4564

For AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY moves, contact our State Operations Center at 410-582-5650 or

Duane Pearce, Chief, Motor Carrier Division-
Josette Kaintuck, Hauling Permits Manager-
Tina Sanders, Technical Support Manager-  443-618-7108​

General Motor Carrier Questions: 1-800-543-4564 or 410-582-5734
Hauling Permit Questions- 1-800- 546-6435, 410-582-5723 or 410-582-5727
Technical Support: 410-582-5724 or 410-582-5731

Commercial Vehicle Operations News

Alternative Fuel Vehicles

23 U.S. Code § 127- Vehicle Weight Limitations- Interstate System

(S) Natural Gas and Electric Battery Vehicles- A vehicle, if operated by an engine fueled primarily by natural gas or powered primarily by means of electric battery power, may exceed the weight limit on the power unit by up to 2,000 pounds (up to a maximum gross vehicle weight of 82,000 pounds) under this section.  

Compliance Outreach

​​Maryland Motor Carrier Division is offering FREE training to companies interested in regulatory compliance,  load securement, roadside inspection familiarization,  size, weight and permitting regulations.  Companies interested should email with contact information, subject and material interests, tentative dates and location to schedule.

Blanket Permits - Route Authorization

Maryland Blanket Permits**COMING SOON**- Blanket Permits will soon require ROUTE Authorization-they will be purchased the same way as today, with the exception of entering a route prior to each movement.  Webinars will be offered prior to the updates.  As previously mentioned,  feel free to email any questions to 

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