Transport Policy and Organization: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, on the Report of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Transport Policy and Organization, Sept. 19, 20, 21, and 22, 1955
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Communications
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22 quotation advantages Advisory Committee application areas associations authority believe burden carriage cent Chairman Chairman PRIEST changes charge Class common carriers competing competition Congress consideration considered contract cost course Defense Department determine discrimination DOLLIVER economic effect established Exception exempt existing fact filed FLEMMING forms of transportation forwarders freight give Government HALE HARRIS hearings increased industry Interstate Commerce Commission legislation maximum means meet minimum rates modes of transportation move operations particular percent permit present problem PRODUCTS proposed provisions published question rail railroads ratemaking rates reasonable recommendations reduced referred regulation regulatory result Secretary WEEKS Secretary Wilson section 22 shipper short-line situation statement suspension tariff thing THOMPSON tion traffic transportation policy trucks understand United volume
Page 166 - policy to develop, coordinate, and preserve "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.
Page 106 - from the regulation of rates— motor vehicles used in carrying property consisting of ordinary livestock, fish (including shellfish), or agricultural (including horticultural) commodities (not including manufactured products thereof), if such motor vehicles are not used in carrying any other property, or passengers, for compensation. As to water carriers, section 303 of the
Page 2 - disappears. This repeal would remove one of the most objectionable features of rate regulation, namely, the necessity that the Commission substitute its own Judgment for that of carrier management as to "the effect of the [proposed] rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the
Page 116 - is as follows : It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress—- (1) to provide for and develop, under the free-enterprise system of dynamic competition, a strong, efficient, and financially sound national transportation industry
Page 114 - the policy— to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discriminations, undue preferences or advantages, or unfair or destructive competitive practices. It is
Page 114 - conditions—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. I
Page 221 - policy reads: It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation * * *. I
Page 182 - on a nonprofit basis, for the purpose of securing the benefits of carload, truckload, or other volume rates, or (2) to the operations of a warehouseman or other shippers' agent, in consolidating or distributing pool cars, whose services and responsibilities to shippers in connection with such operation are confined to the terminal area in which such operations are performed. The foregoing
Page 146 - 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. It
Page 117 - the Commission shall not consider the effect of such charge on the traffic of any other mode of transportation ; or the relation of such charge to the charge of any other mode of transportation ; or whether such charge is lower than necessary to meet the competition of any other mode of transportation— that