69-12-311. Class A motor carrier certificate. (1) (a) A Class A motor carrier may not transport persons for hire on any public highway in this state without obtaining, pursuant to this chapter, a certificate of compliance.
(b) A Class A motor carrier may not transport property or persons and property for hire on any public highway in this state without obtaining, pursuant to this chapter, a certificate of public convenience and necessity.
(2) A Class A motor carrier shall apply for a certificate, in writing, separately for each route. The application must be verified by the applicant and specify the following:
(a) the name and address of the applicant and its officers, if any;
(b) the public highway or highways and the fixed termini between the regular route or routes where the applicant intends to operate;
(c) a full and complete description of the character of the vehicle or vehicles to be used, including the seating capacity;
(d) the proposed time schedule;
(e) a proposed schedule of the tariff or rates to be charged;
(f) a complete and detailed description of the property proposed to be devoted to the public service;
(g) a detailed statement showing the assets and liabilities of the applicant; and
(h) other information required by the commission.
(3) The application must be accompanied by a filing fee to be set by rule of the commission.