Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.06 - Bills of Lading and Freight Bills

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through December 14, 2021

(1) Unless otherwise provided, all motor carriers of household goods shall issue to shippers a bill of lading in the form prescribed, approved and accepted by the Commission. The uniform bill of lading is to be issued in triplicate, and the carrier's copy of said bill of lading shall be retained for a period of three years.
(2) The name of only one shipper, one consignee and one destination shall be shown on one bill of lading. If there are stop offs in transit for partial loading or unloading, the stop off point(s) must also be listed.
(3) A legible copy of the bill of lading must be carried on board the transport vehicle during the time the shipment is in transit.
(4) A single shipment consists of one lot of household goods received from one shipper, at one point, at one time, or for one consignee at one destination and covered by one bill of lading.
(5) On shipments of household goods transported under weight and distance rates, the bill of lading must show the point of origin and destination of such shipment, mileage, weight, rate and total freight charge. Any charges for storage, accessorial charges, special services (third party services) or packing materials, shall be shown separately on said bill of lading.
(6) On shipments of household goods transported under hourly rates, the bill of lading must show the point of origin and the destination point of such shipment, the start and stop times of the move, the number of men and vans used, total number of hours worked (less lunchtime and breaks), hourly rate and total freight charge. Any accessorial charges, special services (third party services) or packing materials shall be shown separately on said bill of lading.
(7) An addendum to the household goods uniform bill of lading (Shipper Declaration of Value) which has been prescribed by the Commission, must accompany the bill of lading. Said addendum is to be executed by the shipper and carrier representative prior to the move. One copy is to be given to shipper and one copy is to be retained at the office of the carrier for a period of three years.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 515-16-6-.06
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 46-7-4, 46-7-22, 46-7-23, 46-7-27.
Original Rule entitled "Bills of Lading and Freight Bills" adopted. F. June 10, 2008; eff. June 30, 2008.

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