North Dakota has long been a center of agriculture -- known both from crops and livestock. It's available land and opportunity attracted numerous European immigrants at the turn of the 20th Century, which gave the state an multi-ethnic character. Additionally, defense and energy industries have drawn specialists and scientists from around the country. Thus, for a lower-population state, North Dakota has lots of opportunity and success to offer entrepreneurs.
In North Dakota, 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.