4901:2-13-01 Definitions.

(A) "Cargo liability" means liability for loss or damage to household goods belonging to individual shippers and coming into possession of a for-hire motor carrier in connection with its transportation service.

(B) "Commission" means the public utilities commission of Ohio.

(C) "Evidence of security" means a surety bond, policy of insurance, or certificate of insurance issued to a motor carrier to satisfy the financial responsibility requirements set forth in this chapter.

(D) "Financial responsibility" means the financial reserves (e.g. insurance policies or surety bonds) sufficient to satisfy liability amounts set forth in this chapter covering public liability and cargo liability.

(E) "For-hire motor carrier" has the same meaning as in section 4921.01 of the Revised Code.

(F) "Gross combination weight rating" has the same meaning as in 49 C.F.R. 390.5 , as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (C) of rule 4901:2-13-02 of the Administrative Code.

(G) "Gross vehicle weight rating" has the same meaning as in 49 C.F.R. 390.5 , as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (C) of rule 4901:2-13-02 of the Administrative Code.

(H) "Hazardous material" has the same meaning as in 49 C.F.R. 171.8 , as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (C) of rule 4901:2-13-02 of the Administrative Code.

(I) "Household goods" has the same meaning as in section 4921.01 of the Revised Code.

(J) "Interstate commerce" has the same meaning as in 4921.01 of the Revised Code.

(K) KIntrastate commerce" means any trade, traffic, or transportation within Ohio which does not meet the definition of interstate commerce.

(L) "Motor carrier" includes all for-hire motor carriers and private motor carriers operating in intrastate commerce.

(M) "Motor vehicle" has the same meaning as in section 4921.01 of the Revised Code.

(N) "Private motor carrier" has the same meaning as in section 4923.01 of the Revised Code.

(O) "Public Liability" means liability for bodily injury or property damage and includes liability for environmental restoration.

Replaces: 4901:2-13-01

Effective: 12/11/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/11/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4921.09
Rule Amplifies: 4921.09
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1975, 8/1/1992, 7/15/1999, 2/20/2010