LEASE — A written document vesting exclusive possession, control and responsibility for the operation of the vehicle by the lessee for a specific period.
LESSEE — A person authorized to have exclusive possession and control of a vehicle owned by another under terms of a lease agreement.
LESSOR — A person that, under the terms of a lease agreement, authorizes another person to have exclusive possession, control of, and responsibility for the operation of a vehicle.
LICENSEE — A person who holds a valid license issued by the base jurisdiction.
MOTOR FUEL — Fuel commonly known and sold as gasoline, and fuels containing a mixture of gasoline and other products.
OPERATIONAL RECORDS — Documents supporting miles traveled in each jurisdiction and total miles traveled (such as fuel reports, trip sheet, logs, IVMR's).
OWNER-OPERATOR — An equipment lessor who leases his vehicle with a driver to a carrier.
PRECEDING YEAR — The period of July 1 through June 30, which immediately precedes the registration or license year.
PROPORTIONAL REGISTRATION — The registration of a fleet of apportionable vehicles with each jurisdiction's mileage divided by all jurisdiction miles traveled by such fleet in the preceding year.
REGISTRATION YEAR — The twelve-month period during which the registration plates issued by the base jurisdiction are valid according to the laws of the base jurisdiction.
ROAD TRACTOR — A vehicle designed without a fifth wheel for drawing other vehicles by use of a ball hitch and so constructed as to carry part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn (commonly referred to as a "mobile home toter").
SEMI-TRAILER — A vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that a part of its weight rests upon or is carried by a towing vehicle.
SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE — One who furnishes facilities and services including sales, warehousing, motorized equipment and drivers under contract or other arrangements to a carrier for transportation of property by a household goods carrier.
SPECIAL FUEL — Any liquid product or gas product or combination thereof, including but not limited to, all forms of fuel known or sold as diesel fuel, kerosene, butane gas, propane gas, and all other forms of liquefied petroleum gases, except those defined as "motor fuel", used to propel a motor vehicle.
TOTAL DISTANCE — means all distance, including that accrued on Trip Permits, operated by a fleet of apportioned vehicles in all member jurisdictions during the reporting period.
TRACTOR — A motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles, but not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.
TRUCK — Any motor vehicle designed or used principally for the carriage of goods and includes a motor vehicle to which has been added a cabinet box, a platform, a rack or other equipment for the purpose of carrying goods other than the personal effects of the passengers.
TRUCK TRACTOR — means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles, but so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.
UNLADEN WEIGHT — The weight of the vehicle fully equipped for service, excluding the weight of any load.