No motor carrier shall engage in interstate commerce within the borders of the State of North Carolina unless and until there shall have been filed with and accepted by the Division a currently effective designation of a local agent for service of process.  Each carrier shall file such designation by showing the name and address of such agent on the uniform application for registration of interstate operating authority as set forth in Form A available from the Motor Carrier Regulatory Unit or by furnishing the Division with a true copy of the designation of such agent filed with the U.S. DOT.

When a motor carrier is registering to operate under the Single State Registration Program a designation of process agent (BOC-3) shall be submitted with the initial application.  Designation of process agent shall be filed in the registration state for each state of travel.


History Note:        Filed as a Temporary Rule Eff. February 11, 1986 for a period of 120 days to expire on

June 11, 1986;

Authority G.S. 20‑378;

Eff. April 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1994; November 1, 1991;

Transferred and Recodified from 19A NCAC 03D .0817 Eff. January 3, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 30, 1997.