4923.041 Definitions for section 4923.04.

(A) As used in section 4923.04 of the Revised Code:

"Interchange" means the act of providing intermodal equipment to a motor carrier pursuant to an intermodal equipment interchange agreement for the purpose of transporting the equipment for loading or unloading by any person or repositioning the equipment for the benefit of the equipment provider, but it does not include the leasing of equipment to a motor carrier for primary use in the motor carrier's freight hauling operations.

"Intermodal equipment" means trailing equipment that is used in the intermodal transportation of containers over public highways in interstate commerce, including trailers and chassis.

(B) As used in this section:

"Intermodal equipment interchange agreement" means the uniform intermodal interchange and facilities access agreement or any other written document executed by an intermodal equipment provider or its agent and a motor carrier or its agent, the primary purpose of which is to establish the responsibilities and liabilities of both parties with respect to the interchange of the intermodal equipment.

"Intermodal equipment provider" means any person that interchanges intermodal equipment with a motor carrier pursuant to a written interchange agreement or has a contractual responsibility for the maintenance of the intermodal equipment.

"Person" means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any other organized group of individuals.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.