S.C. Code Regs. 38-402 - Definitions of Terms

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

As used herein, the following terms shall be accorded meaning as indicated:

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 Compliance.
3. Corporation. "Corporation" means a corporation, company, association or joint stock association.
4. Department. "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 Administration.
6. Interstate 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 state.
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.
8. 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 State.
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 Carolina.


S.C. Code Regs. 38-402
Added by State Register Volume 22, Issue No. 3, eff March 27, 1998.

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