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Motor Carrier Act Of 1980

Motor Carrier Act (MCA) of 1980


Motor Carrier Act (MCA) of 1980 — requires certain vehicles to carry minimum limits of insurance coverage to satisfy public liability and environmental restoration claims that may arise from accidents. The minimum required limits range from $750,000 to $1 million to $5 million per accident, depending on the type of commodity transported (i.e., nonhazardous or hazardous and, in the case of hazardous substances, the specific category of such).

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