Non-Business Private Motor Carrier of Passengers

  

Non-Business Private Motor Carrier of Passengers

Is defined as…

Non-business PMCPs provide private transportation of passengers that is not in the furtherance of a commercial purpose.

Examples of non-business PMCPs include …
  • Churches
  • Private schools
  • Civic organizations
  • Scout groups

and other organizations that may purchase or lease buses for the private transportation of their respective groups. Below are links to regulations that you are required to comply with. Once you click the link there are additional subsections of each regulation to the left.

Regulation Link

Regulatory Topic

Applicable

Part 380

Special Training Requirements

Partial

Part 382

Controlled Substances & Alcohol Use Testing

Yes

Part 383

Commercial Drivers License

Yes

Part 387

Financial Responsibility (Insurance/Surety)

No

Part 390

General Applicability and Definitions

Yes

Part 391

Qualifications of Drivers

Partial

Part 392

Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles

Yes

Part 393

Parts & Accessories

Yes

Part 395

Hours of Service Drivers

Partial

Part 396

Inspection, Repair,  and Maintenance

Partial

 

PMCP Non-Businesses are not subject to:

  • Minimum levels of financial responsibility
  • Subpart C of Part 391
  • Subpart D of Part 391
  • Subpart F of part 391
  • Most paperwork and record keeping requirements of part 390, 391, 395, and 396.

The above chart is for PMCP Non-Business.   If you receive direct compensation for transportation then you will be considered a for-hire carrier and will not be classified as ‘non-business’.

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