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disposition of the Interstate Commerce Commission"s motor carrier functions hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, March 3, 1995. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .P8966 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL921138M
ISBN 100160475759
LC Control Number95218968

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  Interstate Commerce Commission freight motor carrier oversight hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, Septem This edition published in by U.S. : § Leased motor vehicles (a) Except as provided in section (c) of this title, the Interstate Commerce Commission may require a motor carrier providing transportation subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission under subchapter II of chapter of this title that uses motor vehicles not owned by it to transport property under an arrangement with another party to—.   The Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C § et. seq. ("the Act"), was originally designed to regulate the railroad industry when it went into effect in In , the Act was amended by the Motor Carrier Act to include the regulation of bus lines and the trucking industry. Any motor carrier or other entity that is required to obtain a USDOT, FF, MC or MX number and/or is required to register with FMCSA or should be registered as an interstate or international commerce carrier is subject to the UCR Agreement. Carriers based in Canada and Mexico that operates in the United States is also subject to the UCR Agreement.

Interstate Commerce Commission shall monitor the extent to which such savings are being passed on and shall report its findings to the Congress not later than one year after the date of enactment of the Ante, p. Motor Carrier Act of and not less often than once a year thereafter. Interstate Commerce Commission, President Grover Cleveland signed the Interstate Commerce Act of and created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), the U.S. government's fir Motor Carrier Act, Motor Carrier Act () to regulate transportation by motor carriers in such manner as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of, and fos. 3. Defendant-appellant Cooper's Express, Inc., an interstate motor carrier of property holding a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the Commission, was visited at its principal place of business in Lawrence, Massachusetts, by district supervisor Pollard and safety inspector Shea of the ICC following the filing by Cooper's of an application to purchase the operating. The primary mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and FMCSA was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on January 1, , pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of

I know the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has taken over the old Interstate Commerce Commission program for granting motor carrier operating rights, and I think it also has some other motor carrier regulations passed down from the ICC. But I never hear anything about enforcement and decisions the way I used to from the ICC. The Motor Carrier Act requires interstate, for-hire motor carriers to obtain a Federal license to operate ("operating authority"). The license creates a quasi-monopoly; it is limited to specific routes and commodities and it gives the holder the right to object if someone else applies for a license to offer competing service. Under the act, the Interstate Commerce Commission. The same is true for a motor carrier’s liability for its driver’s grossly negligent driving. 6 In Clooney v. Geeting, So. 2d (Fla. 2d DCA ), a plaintiff shifted the typical focus of tort claims against a driver and his employer by bringing a claim against the motor carrier under a negligent hiring theory. The court held that. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was created by Congress in under the Interstate Commerce Act. The primary responsibilities of the ICC were to control competition and stabilize rates for a then monopolistic rail industry. The ICC's responsibilities were later extended to motor carrier, barge, and airline industries.