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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 24-604



Service of Notice of Motor Carrier Formal Complaints

[54 Pa.B. 2333]
[Saturday, April 27, 2024]

 Formal complaints have been issued by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Answers must be filed in accordance with 52 Pa. Code (relating to public utilities). Answers are due May 13, 2024, and must be made with the Secretary, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120, with a copy to the First Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.


Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement v. Given Hauling, LLC; Docket No. C-2024-3037023; Corrected


 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Commission) is a duly constituted agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania empowered to regulate public utilities within the Commonwealth. The Commission has delegated its authority to initiate proceedings which are prosecutory in nature to the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement and other bureaus with enforcement responsibilities. Pursuant to that delegated authority and Section 701 of the Public Utility Code, the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement hereby represents as follows:

 1. That Given Hauling, LLC, Respondent, maintains a mailing address of 636 Maple Street, Honey Brook, PA 19344.

 2. On October 18, 2022, by Commission Secretarial letter, Respondent was issued a certificate of public convenience by this Commission authorizing transportation, as a common carrier, by motor vehicle, property, excluding household goods in use, between points in Pennsylvania at PUC utility code no. 8925587 at A-2022-3035695.

 3. On June 22, 2023, PUC Enforcement Officer Reynaldo Pierluisse emailed and phoned the Respondent and left a message. Officer Pierluisse called again on December 19, 2023 and again on January 3, 2024. On January 29, 2024 Officer Pierluisse emailed and phoned, at which time he recorded a detailed message advising of the consequences of failure to complete the Safety Fitness Review. No response has been received.

 4. That Respondent, by failing to achieve a satisfactory evaluation on a safety fitness review, violated 66 Pa § 501(c) & § 504. The penalty for this violation is cancellation of the certificate held by Respondent with this Commission at utility code 8925587.

Wherefore, the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement hereby requests that the Commission revoke the certificate of public convenience issued to Given Hauling, LLC at PUC utility code number 8925587.

  Respectfully submitted,
Brian B. Mehus, Acting Chief
Motor Carrier Enforcement
Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement
100 Lackawanna Avenue, Room 320
Scranton, PA 18503


 I, Brian B. Mehus, hereby state that the facts above set forth are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief and that I expect that the Bureau will be able to prove same at any hearing held in this matter. I understand that the statements herein are made subject to the penalties of 18 Pa.C.S. § 4904 relating to unsworn falsification to authorities.

Date: 12 February 2024

Brian B. Mehus, Acting Chief
Motor Carrier Enforcement
Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement


 A. You must file an Answer within twenty (20) days of the date of service of this Complaint. The date of service is the mailing date as indicated at the top of the Secretarial Cover Letter for this Complaint and Notice, 52 Pa. Code § 1.56(a). An Answer is a written explanation of circumstances wished to be considered in determining the outcome. The Answer shall raise all factual and legal arguments that you wish to claim in your defense and must include the reference number of this Complaint. Your Answer must be verified, and the original shall be mailed to:

Rosemary Chiavetta, Secretary
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
400 North Street, 2nd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120

 Or you may eFile your Answer using the Commission's website at The link to eFiling is located under the Filing & Resources tab on the homepage. If your Answer is 250 pages or less, you are not required to file a paper copy. If your Answer exceeds 250 pages, you must file a paper copy with the Secretary's Bureau.

 Additionally, a copy should either be mailed to:

Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
400 North Street, 3rd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120

 Or, e-mailed to:

 B. If you fail to answer this complaint within twenty (20) days, the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement will request that the Commission issue a Secretarial Letter imposing a penalty. The penalty could include a fine, the suspension or revocation of your certificate of public convenience or other remedy.

 C. If you file an Answer, which admits or fails to deny the allegations of the Complaint, the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement will request that the Commission issue a Secretarial Letter imposing a penalty.

 D. If you file an Answer which contests the Complaint, the matter will be assigned to an Administrative Law Judge for hearing and decision. The judge is not bound by the optional fine set forth above.

 E. Alternative formats of this material are available for persons with disabilities by contacting the Commission's ADA Coordinator at 717-787-8714.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 24-604. Filed for public inspection April 26, 2024, 9:00 a.m.]

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