(1) A "contract" carrier is one who hauls for six or less than six shippers under contract or special agreement.

(2) A "common" carrier is one who holds himself out to serve all the general public for business at regular rates and charges filed with this commission.

(3) A "contract" carrier may convert to a "common" carrier only through proper application and opportunity for hearing as provided in 69-12-312 and 69-12-321, MCA.

(4) A transportation network carrier is neither a contract carrier nor a common carrier.

History: 69-12-201, MCA; IMP, 69-12-302, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 1990 MAR p. 1263, Eff. 6/29/90; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 1276, Eff. 8/28/15.