I.C.C. Practitioners' Journal, Volume 28, Issue 3

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Association of Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners., 1960 - Carriers

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Page 361 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Page 351 - In the exercise of its power to prescribe just and reasonable rates the Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed...
Page 362 - ... under continuing contracts with one person or a limited number of persons either (a) for the furnishing of transportation services through the assignment of motor vehicles for a continuing period of time to the exclusive use of each person served or (b) for the furnishing of transportation services designed to meet the distinct need of each individual customer. (16) The term "motor carrier" includes both a common carrier by motor vehicle and a contract carrier by motor vehicle.
Page 350 - In a proceeding involving competition between carriers of different modes of transportation subject to this Act, the Commission, in determining whether a rate is lower than a reasonable minimum rate, shall consider the facts and circumstances attending the movement of the traffic by the carrier or carriers to which the rate is applicable. Rates of a carrier shall not be held up to a particular level to protect the traffic of any other mode of transportation, giving due consideration to the objectives...
Page 347 - ... to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service ; and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
Page 362 - In determining whether issuance of a permit will be consistent with the public interest and the national transportation policy...
Page 352 - ... all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this Act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 361 - contract carrier by motor vehicle' means any person which engages in transportation by motor vehicle of passengers or property in interstate or foreign commerce, for compensation (other than transportation referred to in paragraph (14...
Page 333 - The function of determination of policies and methods of procurement, warehousing, and distribution of property, facilities, structures, improvements, machinery, equipment, stores, and supplies exercised by any agency is transferred to a Procurement Division in the Treasury Department, at the head of which shall be a Director of Procurement.
Page 402 - The transportation to be provided is or will be required by present or future public convenience and necessity.

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