Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.05 - Advertising

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through December 14, 2021

(1) Every motor common carrier engaged in the transportation of household goods in intrastate transportation between points in the State of Georgia, including any such carrier providing any accessorial service incidental to or part of such intrastate transportation, shall include, and shall require each of its agents to include, in every advertisement as defined in Transportation Rule 515-16-6-.05, the name of the motor carrier under whose operating authority the advertised service will originate and the certificate number assigned to such operating authority by the Commission. The name and certificate number must be the same as designated on the certificate issued by the Commission.
(2) Any person, firm, or corporation who knowingly and willfully issues, publishes, or affixes or causes or permits the issuance, publishing, or affixing of any oral or written advertisement, broadcast, or other holding out to the public, or any portion thereof, that the person, firm, or corporation is in operation as a household goods carrier for hire without having a valid certificate issued by the Commission is guilty of a misdemeanor. Any fine or assessment imposed by the Commission pursuant to the provisions of these Transportation Rules shall not bar criminal prosecution pursuant to the provisions O.C.G.A. ยงยง 46-2-91, 46-2-92, and 46-7-91.
(3) Any motor common carrier conducting household goods operations between points in Georgia must disclose in any advertisement for its services (whether on the Internet, in a Yellow Pages advertisement, any other print or broadcast advertisement, a brochure, or a flyer or handout) the exact physical location in Georgia of such advertising carrier's physical office, warehouse, terminals and truck parking lot and the number of the certificate issued by the Commission under which such carrier is legally authorized to conduct the household goods operations advertised. A post office box or commercial mail pickup station does not qualify as a physical address.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.05
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 46-2-91, 46-2-92, 46-7-91.
Original Rule entitled "Advertising" adopted. F. June 10, 2008; eff. June 30, 2008.

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