Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Passenger Carriers in Minnesota

 

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News and Notices

MnDOT offers tips on renting limousines, party buses

When renting buses, limousines and other passenger vehicles, taking extra measures can help ensure safe travel. Learn more.

2014 construction program announced

Rice St. entrance closed

  • Due to construction of a new parking ramp, Ramp F at Central Office (St. Paul), please be aware that the Rice Street entrance to the Transportation Building is closed. More information on interim parking is available here.

Reminders

  • If you are a for-hire driver who carriers 8 to 15 passengers including yourself, annual inspections are required by a MnDOT investigator.
  • Drivers of motor carriers of passengers must pass a criminal background check, as required under Minnesota Statutes § 221.178; 299C.67.
  • Small vehicle passenger service is provided by a person engaged in the for-hire transportation of passengers, in a vehicle designed to transport 7 or fewer persons including the driver. Small vehicle passenger service is regulated by the cities in which they operate and the Metropolitan Council.