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Motor Carrier Act of 1980

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Motor Carrier Act of 1980

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on oversight of the Motor Carrier Act of 1980, December 14, 1982.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Trucking -- United States.,
    • Carriers -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C698 1982f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2816839M
      LC Control Number83601662

      Historical Note(s): ; ,, proclaimed effective Septem memorandum, book or paper of any motor carrier, except in so far as his public duty requires him to report on or take official action regarding the affairs of the motor carrier, or except in so far as he may be authorized by the commission to publish. The Motor Carrier Act is a federal statute enacted in The Act deregulates the trucking industry and the truckers. The Act eased up many regulations imposed by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Deregulation occured on the following areas: 1. price controls; 2. entry controls; and. 3. collective vendor price setting. The Act is also.

      4 motor carrier R.S., c. APRIL 1, ways, shall be deemed to be a registration and license made and issued under the Motor Vehicle Act; and (c) the provisions of this Act and the Motor Vehicle Act respecting the cancellation or suspension of registrations, licenses or permits shall apply in so far as the registration, license or permit isFile Size: KB. the Motor Carrier Act of (Form MCS) issued by a surety; • A written decision, order or authorization of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration authorizing a motor carrier to self-insure under CFR , provided the motor carrier maintains a satisfactory safety.

      Motor Carrier Act of (MC 80) A formal effort to stimulate competition and promote efficiency in trucking. Entry restrictions or right to conduct operations were relaxed, allowing firms to offer trucking services if they were judged fit, willing, and able. (b) Section of the Motor Carrier Act, , provides that it shall be the duty of the Interstate Commerce Commission (now that of the Secretary of Transportation (see § (c))) to regulate common and contract carriers by motor vehicle as provided in that act, and that “to that end the Commission may establish reasonable requirements.


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Motor Carrier Act of 1980 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Basics: What is MCS and the the Motor Carrier Act of. In an effort to reduce the amount of regulations that applied to motor carriers for hire, Congress passed the Federal Motor Carrier Act of One of the primary goals of the Act was to increase price competition amongst trucking companies as well as reduce and simplify the growing regulations being placed on motor.

Economical Implications of The Motor Carrier Act of Jimmy Carter signed the Motor Carrier Act of into legislation on July 1st, The objective of the act was to remove government restrictions and red tape in the trucking industry, “reduce unnecessary regulation by the Federal government” as the act states (Carter ) (Motor Carrier Act of ).

Jul 1, S. (96th). An act to amend subtitle IV of ti United States Code, to provide for more effective regulation of motor carriers of property, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills Motor Carrier Act of 1980 book the U.S. Congress. Motor Carrier Act (MCA) of — requires certain vehicles to carry minimum limits of insurance coverage to satisfy public liability and environmental restoration claims that may arise from accidents.

The minimum required limits range from $, to $1 million to $5 million per accident, depending on the type of commodity transported (i.e. The Federal Motor Carrier Act of Review and Analysis Introduction On July 1,President Jimmy Carter signed the Motor Carrier Act of This event was the culmination of a long and controversial effort to reform economic reg ulation of the interstate for-hire motor trucking industry.

It was the first substantial. [S. ] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may beMotor Carrier cited as the "Motor Carrier Act of ".

Act of 49 u s e note. PURPOSE OF THE ACT SEC. Form MCS - Endorsement for Motor Carrier Policies of Insurance for Public Liability under Sections 29 and 30 of the Motor Carrier Act of mcspdf.

About this Form. the Motor Carrier Act ofdid have the effect of increasing the number of firms involved in trucking. However, the larger firms were able to cut costs on maintenence and wages, forcing a lot of independant truckers out of the buisness.

The Motor Carrier Act (MCA) of only partially decontrolled trucking. But together with a liberal ICC, it substantially freed the industry. The MCA made it significantly easier for a trucker to secure a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

motor carrier of property, with Sections 29 and 30 of the Motor Carrier Act of and the rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. In consideration of the premium stated in the policy to which this endorsement is attached, theFile Size: 15KB.

III. The Motor Carrier Act as an Experiment in Deregulation The Motor Carrier Act of represents the first significant reform of trucking regulation since the in~ustry became regulated in The new law was designed to ease entry and increase price competition and for that reason pro­.

Summary of the Motor Carrier Act of by Stephen J Thompson; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Automotive Transportation, Law and legislation, Transportation, Automotive, Trucking; Places: United States.

(Revised November ) Section 13(b)(1) of the FLSA provides an overtime exemption for employees who are within the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to establish qualifications and maximum hours of service pursuant to Section of the Motor Carrier Act ofexcept those employees covered by the small vehicle exception described below.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

Section 30(c) of the Act provided that motor carrier financial responsibility may be established by evidence of one or a combination of the following if acceptable to the Secretary: (1) Insurance; (2) a guarantee; (3) a surety bond issued by a bonding company authorized to do business in the United States; and (4) qualification as a self.

Shown Here: Passed House amended (06/19/) (Measure passed House, amended, roll call # ()) Motor Carrier Act of - Directs the appropriate committees of Congress to conduct, at least annually for the first five years after the date of enactment of this Act, oversight hearings on the effects of this Act to ensure that it is being implemented according to congressional intent.

Get this from a library. Motor carrier act of Public Law (S. ), 94 Stat.July 1, [United States. Congress.]. The Motor Carrier Act of has increased competition in the trucking industry. This has been attributed to the Act's eased entry provisions and the Interstate Commerce Commission's (ICC) liberal entry policies.

Increased competition has come primarily from existing firms expanding their operations, rather than from new firms entering the market. The MCS endorsement is a highly misunderstood and increasingly litigated one-page endorsement required by the Motor Carrier Act of to be attached to auto insurance policies.

Its purpose is to certify that the insured maintains a minimum level of financial responsibility for compensating others for loss arising from pollutants released. Get this from a library. Motor carrier reform act of report together with additional and minority views of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Motor Carrier Act of hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on oversight of the Motor Carrier Act ofSeptem and Decem The purpose of this paper is to determine if advertising in the motor carrier industry has increased since the passage of the Motor Carrier Act of A census of sixty-five common carriers was conducted through the use of a mail survey.

Simple, but meaningful, dependent and independent variables were established to test several : Steven G. Greene, John R. Tanner, Peter Wright. The relationship between deregulation in the trucking industry and highway safety is an important economic and social issue. Analyses thus far have concentrated on the relationship between the downward pressure imposed on freight rates by deregulation and total safety investment by firms.

Two issues which have been ignored are the effects that deregulation had on route carriage Cited by: 5.