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California requires that all commercial vehicles entering California have proof of financial responsibility. See the Ca. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website for the insurance required to obtain the Motor Carrier Permit at : http://www.dmv.ca.gov/vehindustry/mcp/mcpfaq.htm#minins.
For information on the Motor Carrier Permit, see these DMV websites:
After visiting the DMV websites, you may contact DMV, MCP Branch at (916) 657-8153.
Minimum Coverage Required
|7 or less,||
|8 to 15,||
|16 or more,||
Passenger Carriers are regulated by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
Any questions concerning passenger carrier requirements may be directed to PUC at (415) 703-2063.
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