Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022
As used herein, the following terms shall be accorded meaning
1. Certificate of
Compliance. "Certificate of Compliance" means a certificate representing a
motor carrier has complied with the safety requirements of the Department of
Public Safety and the insurance requirements of this Department.
2. Certificated Carrier. "Certificated
carriers" means a motor carrier operating under a Certificate of
"Corporation" means a corporation, company, association or joint stock
"Department" means the South Carolina Department of Public Safety whose address
is 5400 Broad River Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29210.
5. FHWA: FHWA means the Federal Highway
Commerce. "Interstate Commerce" means commerce between any place in a state and
any place in another state or between places in the same state through another
7. Intrastate Commerce.
"Intrastate Commerce" means commerce between points and over a route or within
a territory wholly within this State, which commerce is not a part of a prior
or subsequent movement to or from points outside of this State in interstate or
foreign commerce, and includes all transportation within this State for
compensation which has been exempted by Congress from federal regulation in
interstate or foreign commerce.
Motor Carrier. "Motor Carrier" means both a common carrier by motor vehicle and
a contract carrier by motor vehicle.
9. Motor Vehicle. "Motor Vehicle" means any
vehicle, machine, tractor, semi-trailer, or any combination thereof, which is
propelled or drawn by mechanical power and used upon the highways of this
10. Person. "Person" means
any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association or
joint-stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or
personal representative thereof.
11. Public Highway. "Public Highway" means
every improved public highway in this State which is or may hereafter be
declared to be a part of the state highway system or any county highway system
or a street of any city or town.
12. State. "State" means the State of South