(1) Persons protesting an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity must include in the protest:
(a) a statement that the application is being protested in whole or in part and, if being protested only in part, a statement of the limitations of the protest;
(b) an identification of the specific application-proposed service areas in which a protesting motor carrier perceives a service conflict;
(c) a statement of the protesting motor carrier's annual revenues received for services provided in the specific application-proposed service areas in which the protesting motor carrier perceives a service conflict.
(2) The protest must be sworn to as true and correct and signed by the protestant before a notary public.
(3) In addition to filing before the commission, a copy of the protest must be served on the applicant.