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ORS Regulated Motor Carriers in South Carolina

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Class "A" Motor Carrier

A Class A motor carrier uses a bus to transport passengers and operates on regular routes and schedules that are approved by the PSC.

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Class "B" Motor Carrier

A Class B motor carrier uses a bus to transport passengers and does not operate on a fixed schedule or route.

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Row of yellow taxis

Class "C" Motor Carrier

A Class C motor carrier uses a taxi, charter, non-emergency, stretcher van, or charter bus to transport passengers and does not operate on a fixed schedule or route.

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Class "E" Motor Carrier

A Class E motor carrier uses a vehicle to transport property (household goods or hazardous waste for disposal).

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Class "F" Motor Carrier

A Class F motor carrier uses a vehicle to transport hazardous waste for disposal and operates on irregular routes and schedules using approved contracts.

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Phone with car sharing app and connected vehicles

Transportation Network Companies

A Transportation Network Company uses a digital platform to connect a passenger to a driver and provides the transportation for compensation.

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