(A) Motor carriers shall not operate without insurance. Whenever a cargo and/or bodily injury and property damage certificate of insurance or bond is canceled during its term, or lapses for any reason, and is not replaced by another insurance certificate or bond fully complying with the commission's insurance requirement, written notice shall be given to the holder of the certificate . Such notice shall contain a statement that the right to operate under such certificate is suspended and that all operations must cease. The notice shall be forwarded to the involved motor carrier by certified mail.
(B) If the involved motor carrier causes to be filed a satisfactory insurance certificate or bond, the motor carrier shall be given written notice indicating that operations may be resumed on the effective date of the insurance filing.
(C) Whenever a motor carrier's right to operate is suspended under this rule for more than thirty days, and the carrier has not filed evidence of insurance with the commission, the operating authority shall be revoked pursuant to a commission order.
(D) If a motor carrier files replacement insurance coverage that is not retroactive to date of expiration or lapse, the transportation department shall conduct an audit of the carrier to determine if any operations occurred during the period of cancelled or lapsed insurance coverage.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/24/2009 and 05/31/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4921.11
Rule Amplifies: 4921.04, 4921.11 , 4921.39, 4921.40
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1975, 8/1/1992, 7/15/1999