Nominations, June-October: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974 - 211 pages
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Page 104 - In our prior report we referred to the interim decision of the Interstate Commerce Commission in Ex Parte No. 241 : Investigation of Adequacy of Railroad Freight Car Ownership, Car Utilization, Distribution, Rules, and Practices.
Page 102 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route in the same direction...
Page 114 - 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 137 - Rules, Regulations and Practices of Regulated Carriers with Respect to the Processing of Loss and Damage Claims (344 ICC 515 (1972)).
Page 155 - ... to provide general leadership in the identification and solution of transportation problems ; and to develop and recommend to the President and the Congress for approval national transportation policies and programs to accomplish these objectives with full and appropriate consideration of the needs of the public, users, carriers, industry, labor, and the national defense.
Page 138 - That section six of said Act to regulate commerce, as heretofore amended, is hereby amended by adding a new paragraph at the end thereof, as follows...
Page 139 - ... the filing of surety bonds, policies of insurance, qualifications as a self-insurer, or other securities or agreements, in such reasonable .amount as the Commission may require, to be conditioned to pay, within the amount of such surety bonds, policies of insurance, qualifications as a self -insurer, or other securities or agreements, for loss of or damage to property with respect to which a transportation service subject to this part is performed".
Page 114 - Commission shall not enter such an order unless it finds that the transaction proposed will be consistent with the public interest and will enable such carrier to use service by motor vehicle to public advantage in its operations and will not unduly restrain competition.
Page 161 - I would be less than frank if I did not tell you that we still have important deficiencies in our defense program.