The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has safety regulatory oversight of commercial vans operations and for-hire operators of small passenger-carrying vehicles. Below are the explanations and differences between for-hire motor vehicles (direct compensation) and not for-hire motor vehicles (indirect compensation) vehicles.
Direct Compensation (for-hire) – Motor carriers operating 9 to 15 passenger commercial vehicles for direct compensation are subject to the safety standards of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). They are required to file a motor carrier identification report and mark their vehicles with the USDOT identification number and the legal name of the operator. In addition, [Read more…]