(1) For purposes of
compliance with the insurance standards of 61-8-906, MCA, an operator's storage
facility is deemed to be part of its business premises.
(2) A representative of the
patrol or of a local law enforcement agency may request that a qualified
operator in the state rotation system improve its storage facility so as to comply
with 61-8-906, MCA. If the operator wishes to contest the request, he or she
may file a written complaint with the committee.
(3) Pursuant to 69-12-102,
MCA, each and every commercial tow truck operator shall cause proof of
insurance coverage to be filed with the Montana public service commission in
accordance with ARM 38.3.712, notwithstanding the fact that any individual
operator may be a subsidiary of another operator and may be covered by the
parent operator's insurance.
(4) For each satellite
operation, the tow truck operator must be able to provide proof of current
insurance for that location to an inspector upon request.
(5) If the patrol is
advised at any time by the public service commission that an operator's
insurance is expired or cancelled, the operator will be given 48 hours to
correct the problem, then he or she will be removed from the rotation list.
(6) If the operator
provides proof of insurance at a later date and is currently certified, the
operator will be placed back on the rotation list; such placement is not
(7) At the time of the
annual safety inspection the operator must provide proof of current insurance
to the inspector. Such proof must be carried in the tow truck at all times.