Commercial transportation and trucking is a major, vital industry in America. To create uniformity in licensing standards, vehicles crossing state lines need apportioned vehicle registrations under the International Registration Plan – which is available in all states. Intrastate commercial vehicle registration also exists. Additionally, specialized permits for oversize and specialty carrier vehicles are also common in many states. A number of federal licenses from also apply to commercial transportation.
The town name itself has made it into some of America's best-known cigarette brands. Winston-Salem remains a center of tobacco production and the home of RJ Reynolds. The town is also dying to get its Hanes on you. In addition, several other of America's top companies maintain significant presences in the green town of Winston-Salem. Of course, Winston-Salem welcomes small entrepreneurs as well. Winston-Salem offers a moderate amount of local business licenses and permits - particularly in industries that pose risks to public such as food and child care. However, much of business regulation falls to the state of North Carolina.