Florida Trucking Industry

Florida is the coastal state of the U.S and ranks 4th in the country's highest population. It plays a vital part in the state's economy with its trucking industry.

The trucking industry is the primary mode for freight shipment in the overall tonnage. In 1992, as per the statistics on the trucking industry, 70% of all manufactured goods were hauled by trucks which are twice the tonnage hauled by other transport modes. Trucks are widely used for trade and construction purposes. Trucks carried 325 million tons of goods, which is a 35% increase from a decade before. During the same time, 1982-1992, gross state output increased by 44%.

Florida mandates to purchase all permits before entering the state as it is not a port of entry state. No permits are sold at scales except in conjunction with violations. The Florida state laws assists the transportation industry and keep commercial motor vehicle operations safe and economical.

Florida HVUT


HVUT is the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax collected annually on heavy vehicles with GVM of 55,000 pounds or more, operating on public highways

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Florida IFTA


The 48 low U.S States and the 10 Canada provinces found the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) for the qualified motor vehicles operated in more than one member jurisdiction to pay the fuel taxes.

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Florida Permits


Find information on Florida's Temporary Trip, Fuel and Overweight & Oversize vehicles permits.

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Florida Resources


Get additional information here.

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Get to know your truck taxes due date on time!

Get to know your truck taxes due date on time!

The Rigminder helps you to know when and where to file, or which truck to file on time. It also reminds the Form 2290 deadlines, Florida HVUT, Florida IFTA, Permit Renewals, and even more.