There are two main types of license plates in Ohio: passenger plates and commercial plates.
Passenger plates are designed for use on vehicles that are primarily used for personal transportation, such as cars, SUVs, and trucks that weigh less than 10,000 pounds. Passenger plates are available in a variety of designs, including standard plates, special plates, and personalized plates.
Commercial plates, on the other hand, are designed for use on vehicles that are used for business purposes, such as delivery trucks, buses, and tractor-trailers. Commercial plates are typically larger and more durable than passenger plates, and they may have different designs and colors to indicate the type of vehicle or business they are associated with.
Commercial plates are also subject to additional regulations, such as requirements for displaying USDOT numbers and other identifying information on the vehicle. Commercial vehicle owners may also be required to obtain additional permits or licenses depending on the type of business they operate.
It’s important to note that vehicles with commercial plates cannot be used for personal transportation or non-business purposes. Doing so could result in fines or other penalties.