• Transportation Licensing

    The CPUC administers safety oversight and enforcement of moving companies and passenger carriers (limousines, shuttles, etc.).

  •    ALERT!

    New Requirements Regarding Workers’ Compensation Insurance under AB 2883 


    New requirements regarding workers’ compensation insurance under AB 2883, effective January 1, 2017, will affect corporations, LLCs, and general partnerships in regards of excluding workers’ compensation coverage.  Review our AB2883 letter regarding the new requirements to ensure you are compliant to the new rules.

  • Passenger Carriers

    Passenger carriers (limousines, airport shuttles, charter and scheduled bus operators, and others) obtain permits or certificates after providing financial responsibility and safety information to the PUC, including evidence of liability insurance and a California Highway Patrol safety inspection.

    Moving Companies

    Household goods moving companies obtain permits from the PUC after showing financial and safety fitness. They must also prove to the PUC that they have adequate insurance and they are subject to criminal background clearance by the California Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

    Transportation Network Companies

    Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) provide prearranged transportation services for compensation using an online-enabled application or platform (such as smart phone apps) to connect drivers using their personal vehicles with passengers.

    Transportation Enforcement

    The CPUC takes enforcement action against moving companies and passenger carriers. Information on cases and Current Investigations can be found online.
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    The CPUC regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and sewer utilities. Unfortunately, we cannot help you resolve issues with publicly owned or municipal utilities, such as SMUD or the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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