Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 3. Classification and Motor Carrier Certificates

Class E Motor Carrier Certificate Of Compliance

69-12-340. Class E motor carrier certificate of compliance. (1) A Class E motor carrier may not transport persons on a public highway in this state without obtaining, pursuant to this chapter, a certificate of compliance.

(2) A Class E motor carrier shall apply for a certificate of compliance in writing. 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 locality and character of operations to be conducted;

(c) a detailed statement showing the assets and liabilities of the applicant;

(d) a detailed statement that the applicant complies or, once certificated, will comply with the requirements of 69-12-323(5);

(e) other information required by the commission.

(3) A transportation network carrier may apply for a Class E certificate of compliance on behalf of the transportation network carrier drivers who register with the transportation network carrier to use its software or digital network to offer transportation network carrier services.

(4) The application must be accompanied by a filing fee to be set by rule of the commission.

(5) Notwithstanding subsection (3), a transportation network carrier does not own, control, operate, or manage the vehicles used by transportation network carrier drivers and is not a taxicab association or a for-hire vehicle owner.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 456, L. 2015.