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Rule 4901-5-03 | Cancellation of certificates and citations.


(A) The commission may, pursuant to the provisions of section 4921.07 of the Revised Code, for good cause revoke, suspend, alter or amend any certificate issued by it.

(B) Citation order - Citations shall be commenced by the issuance of an order requiring the for-hire motor carrier to show cause why its certificate should not be revoked, altered or amended. Such order shall set forth the facts on which the citation is based. The citation order shall require the respondent to file a written answer within fifteen days of the effective date of the order.

(C) Answer - The respondent must answer the order to show cause within fifteen days of its effective date. Such answer shall either admit or deny each separate allegation of the order to show cause. The answer shall state what corrections, if any, have been made of the practices complained of in the order to show cause. If an allegation is denied, the answer must set forth the facts upon which such denials are based.

(D) Hearing on citation - If a respondent fails to answer an order to show cause, the commission shall proceed to revoke authority. If an answer is filed by the respondent, the matter shall be promptly assigned for hearing unless the answer of the respondent is deemed to be satisfactory, in which event the order to show cause may be dismissed.

Last updated June 8, 2021 at 12:03 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4901.13, 4921.07
Amplifies: 4907.08, 4921.07
Five Year Review Date: 6/8/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 1/20/1963, 3/1/1981, 1/2/1993, 8/17/2006, 2/20/2010