What is a common carrier?
A “common carrier” is a public, ticketed form of transportation.
A common carrier is defined as any land, water or air conveyance operated under a license for the transportation of passengers for hire. This commonly includes airplanes, trains, and buses. This does not include taxicabs or rented, leased or privately owned motor vehicles.
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