4901:2-13-01 Who must file insurance.

(A) No motor transportation company, or private motor carrier operating for-hire in the state of Ohio, that is subject to section 4919.77 , 4921.11 or 4923.08 of the Revised Code, shall engage in intrastate commerce in Ohio, and no certificate shall be issued to a motor carrier, or remain in effect, unless that motor carrier has filed with and had approved by the public utilities commission of Ohio a certificate of liability insurance or bond, insuring the motor carrier, and shippers employing contract motor carriers, to protect the public against loss sustained by reason of the death of or bodily injuries to persons and for loss of or damage to property (except cargo) resulting from the negligence of that motor carrier. The certificate of insurance shall be amended by the attachment of an insurance endorsement.

(B) Cargo insurance must be filed by all household goods carriers within the state of Ohio. However, bus companies operating within the state of Ohio do not need to file proof of cargo insurance coverage with the commission.

(C) Each citation contained within this chapter that is made to a regulation of the code of federal regulations is intended, and shall serve, to incorporate by reference the particular version of the cited matter that was effective on November 24, 2009.

Effective: 09/27/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/14/2014
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, 2/20/2010