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More than 15 passengers, including the driver
Private Motor Carrier means a person who provides transportation of property or passengers, by commercial motor vehicle, and is not a for-hire motor carrier.
Private Motor Carrier of Passengers (Business) means a private motor carrier engaged in the interstate transportation of passengers which is provided in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise and is not available to the public at large.
PMCP (Business) is basically the transportation of passengers in the furtherance of a commercial purpose and not available to the general public. Examples includes: professional musicians and companies that transport their own employees.
PMCP (Business) must comply with the FMCSRs as listed below:
Part 382: All applies - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing
Part 383: All applies - Commercial Driver’s License Standards
Part 385: All applies - Safety Fitness Procedures
Part 390: All applies - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; General
Part 391: All applies - Qualifications of Drivers (see 391.69)
Part 392: All applies - Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles
Part 393: All applies - Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation
Part 395: All applies - Hours of Service of Drivers
Part 396: All applies - Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance