RULE 560-10-31-.01 - Definitions

RULE 560-10-31-.01. Definitions

(1) A used in these Regulations the following terms shall be defined as:

(a) "Application" shall mean the application in the manner prescribed by the Commissioner.

(b) "Cab Card" shall mean a registration issued to the intrastate motor carrier for each vehicle registered.

(c) "Certificate of Cancellation of Insurance" shall mean the certificate showing the cancellation of the Motor Carrier's insurance policy.

1. The certificate shall be filed with FMCSA or the Commissioner in the manner prescribed by the Commissioner.

(d) "Certificate of Insurance" shall mean the Motor Carrier's certificate of insurance filed with FMCSA or the Commissioner in a manner prescribed by the Commissioner.

(e) "Commercial Motor Vehicle" shall have the same meaning as provide for in O.C.G.A. § 40-1-1(8.3).

(f) "FMCSA" shall mean the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration of the Federal Department of Transportation.

(g) "Intrastate for-hire Motor Carrier" shall mean a Motor Carrier that provides transportation of cargo belonging to others and may receive compensation for services.

(h) "Intrastate Motor Carrier" shall mean a Motor Carrier operating exclusively within the borders of Georgia.

(i) "Interstate Motor Carrier" shall mean a Motor Carrier operating in two or more states, including Georgia.

(j) "Late Registration" shall mean any application submitted to the Department on or after December 1 each year, unless otherwise provided for in this Regulation.

(k) "Motor Carrier" shall have the same meaning as provide in O.C.G.A § 40-2-1(4).

(l) "Private Carrier" shall mean a Motor Carrier that provides transportation of its own cargo, usually as part of the carrier's business.

(m) "Public Liability Insurance" means a certificate of financial responsibility issued by an insurance company licensed in this state in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) 49 CFR Part 387 .

(n) "Register" shall mean making application, submitting applicable fees, and receiving approval from the Department prior to any operation in Georgia.

(o) "Registration Certificate" shall mean a certificate issued to the Motor Carrier upon approval by the Commissioner of such registration.

(p) "Registration Period" shall mean the period of October 1 to November 30 each year.

(q) "Reinstatement Fee" shall mean the additional fee to register any commercial vehicle with a suspended registration and no insurance for more than ten (10) days.

(r) "Self Insurance" shall mean a self insurance plan filed with and accepted by the FMCSA.

(s) "UCRA" shall mean the federal Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005 pursuant to 49 U.S.C. Section 13908.

(t) "Vehicle" shall mean any motor vehicle, truck, truck tractor, or trailer subject to the UCRA.

(Original Rule entitled "Definitions" adopted as ER. 560-10-31-0.45-.01. F. and eff. Oct. 1, 2009, the date of adoption. Amended: ER. 560-10-31-0.47-.01 adopted. F. Jan. 11, 2010; eff. Jan. 12, 2010, the date of adoption. Amended: Permanent Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 2, 2010; eff. Mar. 22, 2010.)

O.C.G.A. Secs. 40-2-11, 40-2-140.

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