Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 6.5. Carrier Identification Numbers Motor Carrier Safety Records of the Department.
(a) Records Associated With CA Numbers. The record system referenced in section 1235.1 contains carrier records and terminal records. All of the information in the record system is public information.
(b) Carrier Records. Carrier records may contain some or all of the following information:
(1) Identification by the legal name of each person who is a motor carrier as defined in Section 408 of the Vehicle Code or a motor carrier of property as defined in Section 34601 of the Vehicle Code.
(2) Any properly adopted business names used by the carrier.
(3) The physical address, mailing address, and telephone number of the carrier's principal place of business.
(4) At the carrier's option, the names of two individuals designated by the motor carrier as emergency contacts, with day and night telephone numbers for each, which the department may use if necessary to contact the carrier's management regarding an emergency involving a vehicle or driver of the carrier.
(5) Codes assigned by the department representing the geographical location of the carrier's principal place of business.
(6) Identification of the type of legal entity the person is, such as individual, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company.
(7) If the applicant is a partnership, corporation, or limited liability company, the applicant's federal employer identification number, or if an individual, the individual's driver license number or state-issued identification card number and state of issue, and if the individual has employees, the individual's federal employer identification number.
(8) The carrier's California or foreign corporation number assigned by the California Secretary of State.
(9) Identification of the state agency that created the record in the automated system, either the department in connection with its duty to regulate the safe operation of vehicles described in Division 14.8 of the Vehicle Code, or the Department of Motor Vehicles in connection with its duty to administer the Motor Carriers of Property Permit Act in Division 14.85 of that code.
(10) Brief descriptions of the types of regulated vehicles the carrier operates or transportation activities in which the carrier is engaged, referred to collectively as types of operation.
(11) The number and locations of terminals the carrier operates in California, each identified as active or inactive.
(12) Status of the carrier record as a whole as active or inactive, and the effective date of that status.
(13) The date on which the carrier record was most recently updated.
(14) A listing of licenses, operating authorities and registrations held by the carrier to conduct various transportation-related activities, and cross-references to identification numbers issued by other agencies to that carrier.
(15) A count of regulated vehicles and hazardous materials tanks and containers in the carrier's fleet, and the number of drivers, derived as the sum of all vehicle counts indicated in (c)(10) and (11).
(16) Fleet mileage by year, as reported by the carrier.
(17) Business (doing business as) names the carrier uses.
(18) A listing of the carrier's terminals subject to the inspection program mandated by Vehicle Code Section 34501.12, if applicable.
(19) A listing of citations written to the carrier by the department for violations relating to operation of commercial vehicles, not including adjudication.
(20) A listing of accident reports taken or received by the department in which the carrier was identified as an involved party in the accident.
(21) A listing of locations at which the carrier operates terminals.
(c) Terminal Records. Terminal records may contain some or all of the following information:
(1) The name the carrier uses at the terminal location, and the address.
(2) The terminal office telephone number.
(3) At the carrier's option, the names of two individuals designated by the motor carrier as emergency contacts for that specific terminal, with day and night telephone numbers for each, which the department may use if necessary to contact the terminal's management regarding an emergency involving a vehicle or driver believed to be from that terminal.
(4) Codes assigned by the department representing the geographical location of the terminal.
(5) Types of operation in which the carrier is engaged at the terminal.
(6) The rating assigned by the department pursuant to Section 1233 to the terminal, and the date of the rating assignment.
(7) The date on which the most recent information about the terminal was entered into the record.
(8) A listing of any transportation-related licenses or registrations associated with the specific terminal.
(9) A history of fees paid and inspections completed pursuant to Section 34501.12 of the Vehicle Code.
(10) A count of vehicles operated from the terminal, with codes indicating types of vehicles and a legend explaining the codes.
(11) A count of drivers based at the terminal.
(12) Fleet mileage by year of vehicles operated from the terminal.
(13) A history of terminal ratings showing the ratings given for each of four categories of compliance matters, and the overall compliance rating assigned to the terminal, with an indication of whether each inspection was conducted pursuant to Section 34501.12 of the Vehicle Code or other authority, whether a due process notice was issued when an unsatisfactory rating was assigned, the predominant type of operation upon which compliance was rated, the date of the inspection, and a tentative suspense date for departmental review of the record and possible scheduling of the next inspection.
Vehicle Code 34500
Vehicle Code 34501
Vehicle Code 34507.5
Vehicle Code 34507.6
Vehicle Code 34620(a)
Vehicle Code 34621(b)(4)
(Amended by Register 2002, No. 12.)