(A) No for-hire motor carrier that is subject to section 4921.09 of the Revised Code, shall engage in intrastate commerce, and no certificate of public convenience and necessity shall be issued to a for-hire motor carrier, or remain in effect, unless it has filed with and has had approved by the commission evidence of financial responsibility covering public liability in the amounts set forth in rule 4901:2-13-03 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Evidence of financial responsibility covering cargo liability in the amounts set forth in rule 4901:2-13-03 of the Administrative Code must be filed by all for-hire motor carriers engaged in the transportation of household goods in intrastate commerce. However, bus companies operating in intrastate commerce are not required to do so.
(C) Separate evidence of financial responsibility shall be filed with the commission for each for-hire motor carrier holding a certificate of public convenience and necessity. A for-hire motor carrier shall cause such evidence of financial responsibility to be filed with the commission by the insurer.