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Rhode Island
State Police:
401-444-1000
emergency cell#:  911
Website
Vehicle Registration:
401-588-3020
Website
IRP:
401-728-6692
401-728-6963 fax
 
Trip Permits:
401-222-2950 (IFTA)
401-588-3011 (IRP)
 
Operating Authority:
401-941-4500
401-941-9161 fax
Website
SSRS:
401-941-4500
401-941-9161 fax
 
Fuel Tax:
401-222-2950
Website
IFTA:
401-222-6317
Issued only by permitting agents
 
Overweight - Oversized Permits:
401-721-2501
401-722-1592 fax
401-588-3011 (permits)
Website
Hazardous Materials:
401-222-2797 x7517 or x7140
401-222-3812 fax
Website
Hazardous Waste:
401-222-2797 x7517 or x7112
401-222-3812 fax
Website
Radioactive Material:
401-941-4500
Website
Hazardous Spill Reporting:
401-222-3070
 
Area Codes
Tandem Setting
401
48' Maximum

Trailers of 48' to 53' require no more than 41'
spacing from kingpin to center of rear axle group
(NOTE 1) 53' on non-Interstate routes with prior approval.
Call 401-588-3020 x2034
(NOTE 2) GVW must comply with Federal bridge formula and have 51'
spacing from center of the first to center of the last axle.
Physical Address
CDL Information
Registration
Fuel Tax/IFTA
401-588-3020
Div. of Motor Vehicles
IRP Section
45 Park Place
Pawtucket, RI  02860
401-728-6692
Div. of Taxation
Excise Tax Section
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI  02908-5800
401-222-6317
Operating Authority
Oversize/Overweight Permit
Hazardous Materials
Public Utilities Comm.
Motor Carrier Section
89 Jefferson Blvd.
Warwick, RI  02888
401-941-4500  x-5
Div. of Motor Vehicles
OS/OW Permits
286 Main St., Rm 103
Pawtucket, RI  02860
401-588-3020
Dept. of Environmental Mgmt.
Office of Waste Mgmt.
235 Promenade St.
Providence, RI  02908-5767
401-222-2797
401-222-6800 (general info)