Skip Navigation
Michigan Public Service, official Web site for the State of Michigan Home
  • MPSC Home
  • Sitemap
  • Contact MPSC
  • FAQ
  • close print view

    motor carrier

    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.

    Plate Room Counter Business Hours

    The MPSC Motor Carrier office at 6545 Mercantile Way building in Lansing sustained flood damage and as of February 9, 2012, have been relocated to a temporary work facility across the street at 6546 Mercantile Way, Suite 5.

    Walk In Address for the Motor Carrier Division Mailing Address
    Michigan Public Service Commission
    6546 Mercantile Way, Suite 5
    Lansing, MI 48911
    Michigan Public Service Commission
    4300 W. Saginaw Highway
    PO Box 30221
    Lansing, MI 48909

    All MPSC applications continue to be processed at the temporary location. We thank you for your patience during this time. Rest assured, we are working diligently to meet the needs of the carriers while we are in our temporary facility and will keep you updated via our website.

    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.

    MPSC Motor Carrier Forms List Dropdown

    MPSC Links
     •  Staff Directory
     •  Information in Arabic
     •  Información en Español
    Motor Carrier Quicklinks
     •  MDOT - Trucker Services
     •  International Registration Plan (IRP)
     •  Motor Carrier International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Licensing FAQ
     •  Corporation Divison - LARA
     •  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
     •  Traffic Safety Division, MSP
     •  Office of Highway Safety Planning, MSP
     •  Michigan Center for Truck Safety
    QR code Home
  • LARA Home
  • MPSC Home
  • State Web Sites

  • Accessibility Policy
  • Link Policy
  • Privacy Policy
  • Security Policy
  • Michigan Survey

    Copyright © 2001-2014 State of Michigan