Motor Carrier Act


Motor Carrier Act
A comprehensive federal statute applicable to motor carriers transporting passengers or property in interstate or foreign commerce. 49 USC §§ 301 et seq.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • carrier — Individual or organization engaged in transporting passengers or goods for hire. Carrier means any person engaged in the transportation of passengers or property by land, as a common, contract, or private carrier, or freight forwarder as those… …   Black's law dictionary

  • carrier — Individual or organization engaged in transporting passengers or goods for hire. Carrier means any person engaged in the transportation of passengers or property by land, as a common, contract, or private carrier, or freight forwarder as those… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 — The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.[1] The Act required that railroad rates be reasonable and just, but did not empower… …   Wikipedia


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