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<p>TheFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has jurisdiction for licensing and safety issues for trucking companies operating throughout the 48 states. Trucks must first be assigned an "authority number" by the Federal Highway Administration, and if permanently based in California, must be assigned another "authority number" by the California Public Utilities  
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Commission. Consumer complaints may be registered with this office.</p><br>
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736-Public Utilities Commission

TRUCKING COMPANIES (TRANSPORTING AND PASSENGER CARRIERS)

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The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has jurisdiction for household goods carriers (movers) and passenger carrier services operating within the state of California. Trucking companies that transport freight are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Trucking companies whose vehicles cross state lines are under the jurisdiction of the Federal Highway Administration.



Intrastate:


California Public Utilites Commission
Household Goods Complaints and Moving Company Complaints
(800) 366-4782

Trucking companies that provide household moving services and bus, shuttle or limousine companies that provide passenger carrier services operating within California (intrastate) are assigned an "authority number" to operate. Consumer complaints may be filed with this office.


San Francisco Office (Headquarters)
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-2782
www.cpuc.ca.gov


Los Angeles Office
320 West 4th Street, Ste. 500
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 576-7000


San Diego Office
1350 Front Street
State Building, Room 4000
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 525-4217


Trucking companies that transport freight only are under the jurisdiction of DMV. Consumer complaints may be filed with this office:


Department of Motor Vehicles
Motor Carrier Permit Branch
MS.G875
PO Box 932370
Sacramento, CA 94232-3700
(916) 657-8153
www.dmv.ca.gov


Interstate:


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has jurisdiction for licensing and safety issues for trucking companies operating throughout the 48 states. Trucks must first be assigned an "authority number" by the Federal Highway Administration, and if permanently based in California, must be assigned another "authority number" by the California Public Utilities Commission. Consumer complaints may be registered with this office.


US Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Household Goods/Driver Complaints
1200 New jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590
(888) 368-7238
(800) 877-8339
(800) 832-5660 TTY
www.fmcsa.dot.gov


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration field office
1325 J Steet, Suite 1540
Sacramento, CA 95814-2941
(916) 930-2760
(916) 930-2778 Fax



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