Trucking Mergers and Concentration: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session, on Mergers and Possible Growth of Concentration in the Trucking Industry, and an Appendix Entitled "Trucking Mergers, Concentration, and Small Business: an Analysis of Interstate Commerce Commission Policy, 1950-56,"
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957 - 384 էջ
Includes Senate staff study "Trucking Mergers, Concentration, and Small Business: An Analysis of Interstate Commerce Commission Policy, 1950-56" by Walter Adams and James B. Hendry (p. 211-384).
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Էջ 30 - ... 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.
Էջ 225 - 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.
Էջ 46 - ... 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...
Էջ 140 - Whenever the commission or board vested with jurisdiction thereof shall have reason to believe that any person is violating or has violated any of the provisions...
Էջ 150 - ... to carry such transaction into effect and to own and operate any properties and exercise any control or franchises acquired through said transaction without invoking any approval under State authority...
Էջ 150 - ... and of all other restraints, limitations, and prohibitions of law, Federal, State, or municipal, insofar as may be necessary to enable them to carry into effect the transaction so approved...
Էջ 29 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of the act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Էջ 150 - Commission shall give weight to the following considerations, among others: (1) The effect of the proposed transaction upon adequate transportation service to the public; (2) the effect upon the public interest of the inclusion, or failure to include, other railroads in the territory involved in the proposed transaction; (3) the total fixed charges resulting from the proposed transaction; and (4) the interest of the carrier employees affected.
Էջ 225 - Approved operations are those which are auxiliary or supplementary to train service. Except as hereinafter indicated, nonapproved operations are those which otherwise compete with the railroad itself, those which compete with an established motor carrier, or which invade to a substantial degree a territory already adequately served by another rail carrier. "Approved operations are best illustrated by the substitution of trucks for peddler or way-freight service in what is commonly called 'station-to-station