Commercial Bus Information

  • Buses

    Effective March 21, 2017, Public Act 345 of 2016 places the regulation of one (1) to eight (8) for-hire passenger vehicles under the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.  Vehicles under Public Act 345 must register with LARA.  Questions regarding this act may be placed at 517-241-9221 or by email at  The TNC website is


    Nine (9) and above passenger vehicles remain under the Michigan Department of Transportation’s regulatory guidance and MDOT will ensure that for-hire passenger carriers obtain a certificate of authority, meet commercial insurance requirements, submit to yearly vehicle safety inspections, and pay the required fees in order to operate safely.

  • Motor Bus Transportation Act 432 of 1982 PDF icon
  • Frequently Asked Questions PDF icon
  • Current List of Carriers
  • Administrative Rules PDF icon