A Federal Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless that collection of information display a current valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Control Number for this information collection is 2126-0017. Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to be approximately10 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, gathering the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. All responses to this collection of information is mandatory. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Information Collection Clearance Officer, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, MC-RRA, Washington, D.C. 20590.
United States Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Broker's or Freight Forwarder's Surety Bond under 49 U.S.C. 13906
FORM BMC - 84
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that of as PRINCIPAL (hereinafter called PRINCIPAL), and a corporation, or a Risk Retention Group established under the Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986,Pub.L.99-563, created and existing under the laws of the state of
(hereinafter called Surety), are held and firmly bound unto the United States of America in the sum of $75,000 for a broker or freight forwarder, for which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and our heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
WHEREAS, the Principal is or intends to become a Broker or Freight Forwarder pursuant to the provisions of Title 49 U.S.C. 13904, and the rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration relating to insurance or other security for the protection of motor carriers and shippers, and has elected to file with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration such a bond as will ensure financial responsibility and the supplying of transportation subject to the ICC Termination Act of 1995 in accordance with contracts, agreements, or arrangements therefore, and
WHEREAS, this bond is written to assure compliance by the Principal as either a licensed Brocker or a licensed Freight Forwarder of Transportation by motor vehicle with 49 U.S.C. 13906(b), and the rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, relating to insurance or other security for the protection of motor carriers and shippers, and shall insure to the benefit of any and all motor carriers or shippers to whom the Principal may be legally liable for any of the damages herein described.
NOW, THEREFORE the condition of the obligation is such that if the Principal shall pay or cause to be paid to motor carriers or shippers by motor vehicle any sum or sums for which the Principal may be held legally liable by reason of the Principal's failure faithfully to perform, fulfill, and carry out all contracts, agreements, and arrangements made by the Principal while this bond is effect for the supplying of transportation subject to the ICC Termination Act of 1995 under license issued to the Principal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, then this obligation shall be void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
The liability of Surety shall not be discharged by any payment or succession of payments hereunder, unless and until such payment or payments shall amount in the aggregate to the penalty of the bond, but in no event shall the Surety's obligation hereunder exceed the amount of said penalty. The Surety agrees to furnish written notice to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forthwith of all suits filed, judgments rendered, and payments made by said Surety under this bond.
This bond is effective the 30th day of May,2023 12.01 a.m.,
standard time at the address of the Principal as stated herein and shall continue in force until terminated as hereinafter provided. The Principal or the Surety may at any time cancel this bond by written notice to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration at its office in Washington, DC, such cancellation to become effective thirty (30) days after actual receipt of said notice by the FMCSA on the prescribed Form BMC-36, Notice of Cancellation Motor Carrier and Broker Surety Bond. The Surety shall not be liable hereunder for the payment of any damages herein before described which arise as the result of any contracts, agreements, undertakings, or arrangements made by the Principal for the supplying of transportation after the termination of this bond as herein provided, but such termination shall not affect the liability of the Surety hereunder for the payment of any such damages arising as the result of contracts, agreements, or arrangements made by the Principal for the supplying of transportation prior to the date such termination becomes effective.
The receipt of this filing by the FMCSA certifies that a Broker Surety Bond has be issued by the company identified above, and that such company is qualified to make this filing under Section 387.315 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Falsification of this document can result in criminal penalties prescribed under 18 U.S.C. 1001.