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The Michigan Public Service Commission regulates companies operating as for-hire carriers in the State of Michigan. For-hire carriers include motor carriers of general commodities(freight), towing companies, and household goods movers. The Motor Carrier Division is responsible for insurance and safety regulation of intrastate for-hire motor carriers, as well as, rate and consumer protection regulation of the intrastate motor carriers of household goods. The Motor Carrier Division processes applications for new or expanded operating authority and for registration of intrastate motor vehicles. The Motor Carrier Division assists the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the registration of motor carriers for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) program and the Intrastate USDOT Numbering Program.

Motor Carrier Division Business Hours

Effective November 12, 2014, the MPSC Motor Carrier office will move from the 6546 Mercantile Way building in Lansing to a new permanent work facility at 7109 West Saginaw Hwy, 1st Floor, Lansing, Michigan.

Monday - Friday (closed on State Holidays) 8:00 a.m. to noon 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Note: Transactions filed after 11:30 a.m. may be processed after 1:00 p.m. of the same day. Transactions filed after 4:30 p.m. may be processed the next work day.

Walk In Address for the Motor Carrier Division Mailing Address
Michigan Public Service Commission
7109 West Saginaw Hwy, 1st Floor
Lansing, MI 48917
Michigan Public Service Commission
PO Box 30221
Lansing, MI 48909

A motor carrier operating in Michigan should check to see if it is subject to regulatory compliance by other departments within the State of Michigan.


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