As used in sections 4503.60 to 4503.66 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Carrier or motor carrier" means an individual, partnership, or corporation engaged in the transportation of goods or persons.
(B) "Fleet" means one or more apportionable vehicles.
(C) "Gross vehicle weight" means the unladen weight of a fully equipped vehicle plus the maximum weight of the load to be carried on that vehicle.
(D) "Combined gross vehicle weight" means the total unladen weight of a combination of fully equipped vehicles plus the maximum weight of the load to be carried on that combination of vehicles.
(E) "Household goods carrier" means any carrier using owned or leased equipment for handling any of the following:
(1) Personal effects and property used or to be used in a dwelling;
(2) Furniture, fixtures, equipment, and the property of stores, offices, museums, institutions, hospitals or other establishments when such property is a part of the stock, equipment, supply, or collection of the stores, offices, museums, institutions, hospitals or other establishments, including objects of art, displays, and exhibits that, because of their unusual nature or value, require the specialized handling and equipment usually employed in moving household goods.
(F) "Jurisdiction" means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a state, province, or territory of another country.
(G) "Owner-operator" means an equipment lessor who leases his vehicular equipment with a driver to a carrier.
Effective Date: 07-17-1990 .