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Motor Carrier Services - General Questions

What is the legal name of a carrier?
The legal name of a carrier is the full business name. Following are some examples:
  • Individual with Trade Name
    • John Smith, t/a Smith Trucking
  • Partnership
    • Fred Anderson & Peter Harris
  • Corporation
    • Jefferson Limousine Service, Inc.
  • Limited Liability Company
    • Johnson Brothers, LLC
  • Limited Partnership
    • Franklin's Courier Service, LP Note: Corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships must be properly qualified with the State Corporation Commission (SCC). For questions, contact the SCC at 1-804-371-9733 or 1-866-722-2551.
What is the legal address of a carrier?
The legal address is where the business is actually located (street address).