(A) The commission hereby adopts the provisions of the consumer protection regulations of the U.S. department of transportation for the transportation of household goods in interstate commerce contained in 49 C.F.R. 366, 370, 371, 373, 375, 378, 386, and 387, unless specifically excluded or modified by a rule of this commission, that was effective on the date referenced in paragraph (E) of rule 4901:2-19-02 of the Administrative Code. All household goods carriers operating in interstate commerce within Ohio shall conduct their operations in accordance with those regulations and the provisions of this chapter.
(B) All interstate household goods carriers shall operate in conformity with all applicable regulations of the U.S. department of transportation, which have been adopted by this commission, subject to any exemptions granted by the U.S. department of transportation. Violation of any such federal regulation by any interstate household goods carriers shall constitute a violation of this commission's rules.