ORGANIZATION AND COMPETITION IN TRANSPORTATION: THE AGRICULTURAL EXEMPT SECTOR

The transportation of agricultural commodities by truck is not subject to economic regulation when moved in interstate commerce. Agricultural commodities are specifically exempt from Interstate Commerce Commission regulation in section 203(b)(6) of the Interstate Commerce Act. Exempt truck transportation presents a unique contrast in regulatory policy and affords an opportunity to observe the results existing in the seeming paradox of both regulated and nonregulated for hire transportation operating within the same economy.

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    American Society of Traffic and Transportation

    547 West Jackson Boulevard
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Lamkin, J
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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  • Accession Number: 00051378
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM