This is not a leasing issue, as there is no control over the equipment or drivers of the other carrier. `(1) The rental agreement shall provide that the authorised lessee of the carrier shall have exclusive ownership, control and use of the equipment for the duration of the rental agreement. The lease agreement also provides that the carrier`s authorized lessee assumes full responsibility for the operation of the equipment during the term of the lease. FlixBus also argues that FMCSA should ignore requests from Greyhound, Coach USA and Adirondack Trailways, as their comments go beyond the scope of this rule. FlixBus argues that this rule concerns rules applicable to drivers of passengers who transport and exchange vehicles; it is not attempted to indicate which companies are regulated or should be regulated as “motor carriers”. “Petitioners cannot unilaterally extend the scope of this rule through their comments, and they are not entitled to a substantive response.” 40K This regime does not change the definition of leasing for vehicles carrying goods in 49 CFR 376.2. From 1 January 2021, and except as provided for in Article 390.401(b) of this paragraph, a driver may carry passengers inside a rented or replaced commercial vehicle only under the following conditions: 24. . .