Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 387
Motor Carriers Generally
Section 387.040

August 28, 2013


Transportation prohibited until schedule of rates and fares is filed and published--exception, when.

387.040. 1. No motor carrier subject to the provisions of this chapter shall engage or participate in the transportation of passengers, between points within this state, until its schedules of rates, fares and charges shall have been filed with the state highways and transportation commission and published in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. Any motor carrier, which shall undertake to perform any service or furnish any product or commodity unless or until the rates, tolls, fares, charges, classifications and rules and regulations relating thereto, applicable to such service, product or commodity, have been filed with the highways and transportation commission and published in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, shall be subject to forfeiture to the state pursuant to the provisions of sections 390.156 to 390.176.

2. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or chapter 390 to the contrary, a motor carrier transporting household goods in intrastate commerce shall not be required to file its schedule of rates, fares, and charges with the state highways and transportation commission. In lieu of filing its schedules of rates, fares, charges, rules, or tolls with the state highways and transportation commission, a motor carrier transporting household goods in intrastate commerce shall maintain and publish its schedules of rates, fares, charges, rules, and tolls in every station or office as described in subsection 3 of section 387.050 and such rates shall be available for inspection by the state highways and transportation commission, shippers, and the public upon request. Any motor carrier transporting household goods in intrastate commerce that fails to comply with the provisions of this subsection shall be subject to forfeiture to the state pursuant to the provisions of sections 390.156 to 390.176.

(RSMo 1939 5611, A. 1949 H.B. 2100, A.L. 1996 S.B. 780, A.L. 2009 H.B. 683, A.L. 2012 H.B. 1402 merged with S.B. 470)

Prior revisions: 1929 5155; 1919 10444


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