What is Kentucky Weight Distance (KYU)?
KYU permit is a tax license issued for all carriers traveling on Kentucky roadways with a combined license weight greater than 59,999 pounds. The tax rate is $0.0285 cents per mile.
Any motor carrier 60,000 pounds or greater traveling Kentucky is subject to KYU permit tax. The KYU permit number is a tax license issued for the Kentucky Weight Distance Tax.
There is no faster way to get your KYU permit issued, DOT Control Authority is your best choice.
There are a few requirements that need to be met before actually being able to issue your KYU permit. For one, your USDOT number must be listed as an Interstate operator. Secondly, you must have an active MC Number if you are a for-hire carrier. Third, you must have a current UCR (Unified Carrier Registration) for your company. If you do not have the UCR on file for the current year, the DOT Control Authority will also be able to help you with it.