(C) A diversion en route shall bear a charge of $100.00 for each shipment
reconsigned or diverted. Charges from origin to point of reconsignment or
diversion shall be determined on the basis of the distance from origin to final
destination via the reconsignment or diversion point.
(D) If the shipment is returned to the origin point, the rate to be applied will
be the applicable rate to the most distant point actually traveled in addition to
the mileage rate from same back to point of origin.
The following provisions govern shipments accorded additional stops in
transit to partially load or unload, except as otherwise specifically provided.
(A) Shipments received from one consignor at one point at one time and
covered by one bill of lading, may be stopped in transit for partial loading
and/or unloading only at points within the scope of carrier’s operations or as
otherwise agreed by carrier.
(B) The party or parties authorized and designated by the shipper to accept
or tender freight at a point or place of stop-off may be the same or other than
the billed consignee.
(C) The bill of lading shall designate the following:
(1) Stop-off point or points and places.
(2) The weight, quantities, markings, and description of articles to be loaded
(3) The name and address of the party authorized to tender freight or to
accept freight for unloading at point of stop-off.
(D) The driver of the vehicle shall obtain in writing a statement such as a
notation on the freight bill or delivery receipt of the quantity and description of
the portion of the shipment unloaded at each stop-off point or on the bill of
(E) Stop-offs for partial loading or unloading will not be permitted on
shipments moving on which Section 7 of the bill of lading has been executed.
(F) The substitution of freight for that originally loaded or any exchange of
contents at a point or place of stop-off may be permitted if agreed to with
shipper and noted on the bill of lading.
(G) Freight charges on a shipment stopped to partially load or unload must
be prepaid or guaranteed by the shipper. If not prepaid, the shipper must
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show on the bill of lading the name of one party from whom the entire freight
charges, including the stop-off charges, shall be collected, which must be a
party to whom a portion of the shipment is to be delivered.
(H) The rate that shipper shall pay for carrier’s stop-off service shall be
$100.00 for each stop in transit.