Article 1. General Provisions And Definitions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 2. >> Chapter 2.5. >> Article 1.
This chapter may be cited as the Private Carriers of
Passengers Registration Act.
(a) For purposes of this chapter, "private carrier" means a
not-for-hire motor carrier, as defined in Section 408 of the Vehicle
Code, who transports passengers and is required to obtain a carrier
identification number pursuant to Section 34507.5 of the Vehicle
Code, but does not include persons providing transportation services
specified in subdivision (k) or (l) of Section 5353.
(b) For purposes of this chapter, "department" means the
Department of the California Highway Patrol.
The Department of Motor Vehicles and the State Board of
Equalization shall furnish, upon request, whatever information from
their records may be required to assist the commission and department
in the effective enforcement of this chapter.