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Verifying a Carrier's Operating Authority Brochure

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About this brochure

This brochure provides guidance to state, local and county law enforcment personnel on how to verify if a  motor carrier requires operating authority to transport goods or passengers for hire.

Last updated: Monday, September 22, 2014