11.15.22.08

.08 Registration Criteria — Household Goods Carriers.

Household goods carriers, using vehicles leased from service representatives, may elect to base the vehicles in the base jurisdiction of the service representative or of the carrier according to the following:

A. If the household goods carrier elects the base jurisdiction of the service representative, the vehicles shall be registered in the service representative's name and the household goods carrier shall be indicated as lessee. The apportionment of fees shall be according to the combined mileage records of the service representative and the carrier. The records shall be kept or made available in the service representative's base jurisdiction.

B. If the household goods carrier elects the base jurisdiction of the carrier, the vehicles shall be registered by the carrier and the service representative shall be designated as lessor. The apportionment of fees shall be according to the combined mileage records of the service representative and the carrier.

C. Vehicles owned and operated by owner-operators other than service representatives which are used exclusively to transport cargo for a household goods carrier shall be registered by the carrier in the base jurisdiction of the carrier, in both the name of the owner-operator and the name of the carrier as lessee. The apportionment of fees shall be according to the mileage records of the carrier.