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Discussion in 'General Signmaking Topics' started by slappy, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. slappy

    slappy Very Active Member

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    I was wondering the requirements on contractor licence numbers, boat numbers and dot numbers; for vehicle purposes only. I'm in a daze and can't remember and my mac is shut down. (where all my prior jobs are saved)

    much appreciation :smile:
     
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  2. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Boat and DOT #s are 3".
    I have been making the contractor's numbers a lot smaller tho, like 1".
    Not sure of the regulations on those.
    And sometimes people will request the DOTs to be smaller, but that is risky.
    Love....Jill
     
  3. signage

    signage Major Contributor

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    Here is what I found on the contractor's numbers!

    This is off the states site!
    Do contractors need to show their registration to their customers or display the registration in their business?
    The law does not require contractors to show copies of their registration. After registering, a home improvement contractor registration certificate will be issued to the contractor. If contractors wish to display it, they may but they are not required to do so. However, contractors must include their registration number in their advertisements, contracts, estimates and proposals.

    Do contractors need to display their registration number on their vehicles?

    The law requires registration numbers in any advertisements used by contractors. If a contractor has an ad for their business on their vehicle, the ad must include their registration number. If the vehicle does not have advertising promoting the business, then the contractor is not required to display their registration number on the vehicle.
     
  4. slappy

    slappy Very Active Member

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    signage Major Contributor

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    Steph all they say is it need to be visible! Another of our fine states elected officials of leaving the door wide open for interpretation!
     
  6. BobM

    BobM Very Active Member

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    DOT numbers "must be visible from 50'". Contrasting color.
     
  7. WhiskeyDreamer

    WhiskeyDreamer Professional Snow Ninja

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    i've been making the contractor lic # 1.5in in impact....haven't had any issues yet...
     
  8. AKProbeGT

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    I've made them anywhere from .75-2" depending what the customer wants. Rules are real vague. Sometimes we put them on 3 sides of a vehicle, sometimes just one place.
     
  9. Mosh

    Mosh Major Contributor

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    Dot #'s Visible from 50' (1.5" min) Boat #'s in most states are 3", unless it is registered to the Coast Guard, then the name needs to be a min of 4" and the reg number inside the hull is to be 3". The port of call can be smaller.
     
  10. Mainframe

    Mainframe Very Active Member

    My brother-in-law just got busted by the Pa state troopers for DOT numbers, he came in for 2" numbers yesterday
     
  11. Gino

    Gino Premium Subscriber

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    We generally go in at.... 2" in a contrasting color to the background.
     

 


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