Supplemental Digest of Decisions Under the Interstate Commerce Act ...
Traffic Law Book Company, 1914 - Interstate commerce
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Page 577 - In establishing any such through route the Commission shall not (except as provided in section 3, and except where one of the carriers is a water line), require any carrier by railroad, without its consent, to embrace in such route substantially less than the entire length of its railroad...
Page 232 - It was the purpose of the section to enforce equality between shippers, and it prohibits any rebate or other device by which two shippers, shipping over the same line, the same distance, under the same circumstances of carriage, are compelled to pay different prices therefor. It may be that the phrase "under substantially similar circumstances and conditions...
Page 456 - All parties must be fully apprised of the evidence submitted or to be considered, and must be given opportunity to cross-examine witnesses, to inspect documents and to offer evidence in explanation or rebuttal.
Page 421 - That any common carrier, railroad, or transportation company receiving property for transportation from a point in one state to a point in another state shall issue a receipt or bill of lading therefor, and shall be liable to the lawful holder thereof for any loss, damage, or injury to such property, caused by it...
Page 581 - The Commission may also, after hearing on a complaint, establish through routes and joint rates as the maximum to be charged and prescribe the division of such rates as hereinbefore provided, and the terms and conditions under which such through routes shall be operated...
Page 568 - Explanatory statements. Such explanatory statements in clear and explicit terms regarding the rates and rules contained in the tariff as may be necessary to remove all doubt as to their proper application.
Page 190 - ... that such perennial powers lend no support whatever to the proposition that we may, under the guise of exerting judicial power, usurp merely administrative functions by setting aside a lawful administrative order upon our conception as to whether the administrative power has been wisely exercised. Power to make the order and not the mere expediency or wisdom of having made it, is the question.
Page 431 - Claims for loss, damage, or delay must be made in writing to the carrier at the point of delivery or at the point of origin within four months after delivery of the property, or, in case of failure to make delivery then, within four months after a reasonable time for delivery has elapsed. Unless claims are so made the carrier shall not be liable.
Page 421 - ... that nothing in this section shall deprive any holder of such receipt or bill of lading of any remedy or right of action which he has under existing law.
Page 60 - ... Whenever a carrier by railroad shall in competition with a water route or routes reduce the rates on the carriage of any species of freight to or from competitive points, it shall not be permitted to increase such rates unless after hearing by the Interstate Commerce Commission it shall be found that such proposed increase rests upon changed conditions other than the elimination of water competition.