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WAC 480-30-001

Purpose of chapter.

(1) The legislature has declared that companies operating as auto transportation companies or as charter and excursion carriers in the state of Washington are engaged in businesses that affect the public interest and should be regulated. The purpose of these rules is to administer and enforce chapters 81.68 and 81.70 RCW by establishing the following standards that apply to auto transportation companies and to charter and excursion carriers, to the extent allowed by the individual chapters of law:
• Public safety;
• Fair practices;
• Just, reasonable and sufficient rates;
• Nondiscriminatory application of rates;
• Adequate and dependable service;
• Consumer protection; and
• Compliance with statutes, rules and commission orders.
(2) This chapter replaces rules formerly contained in chapters 480-40 and 480-30 WAC.
(3) In addition to administering and enforcing chapters 81.68 and 81.70 RCW, the rules under this chapter are established to comply with federal law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 81.04.160, 81.12.050, 81.68.030, and 81.70.270. WSR 06-13-006 (General Order No. R-533, Docket No. TC-020497), § 480-30-001, filed 6/8/06, effective 7/9/06.]
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