(a) General. These regulations apply to the extension of credit in the transportation of property under Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulation by motor carriers and household goods freight forwarders, except as otherwise provided.
(b) Exceptions. These regulations do not apply to—
(1) Contract carriage operations.
(2) Transportation for—
(i) The United States or any department, bureau, or agency thereof,
(ii) Any State, or political subdivision thereof,
(iii) The District of Columbia.
(3) Property transportation incidental to passenger operations.