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1998

MOTOR CARRIER ECONOMIC REGULATORY ISSUES

(105–79)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

SURFACE TRANSPORTATION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

AUGUST 5, 1998

Printed for the use of the

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania, Chairman

DON YOUNG, Alaska
THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin
SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
HERBERT H. BATEMAN, Virginia
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
JOHN J. DUNCAN, Jr., Tennessee
THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois
WAYNE T. GILCHREST, Maryland
JAY KIM, California
STEPHEN HORN, California
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BOB FRANKS, New Jersey
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
FRANK RIGGS, California
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
JO ANN EMERSON, Missouri
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
ROY BLUNT, Missouri
JOSEPH R. PITTS, Pennsylvania
ASA HUTCHINSON, Arkansas
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN COOKSEY, Louisiana
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
CHARLES W. ''CHIP'' PICKERING, Jr., Mississippi
KAY GRANGER, Texas
JON D. FOX, Pennsylvania
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THOMAS M. DAVIS, Virginia
FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
J.C. WATTS, Jr., Oklahoma
JERRY MORAN, Kansas
VITO FOSSELLA, New York

JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
NICK J. RAHALL II, West Virginia
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois
ROBERT E. WISE, Jr., West Virginia
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, Jr., Ohio
PETER A. DeFAZIO, Oregon
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
GLENN POSHARD, Illinois
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, District of Columbia
JERROLD NADLER, New York
PAT DANNER, Missouri
ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey
JAMES E. CLYBURN, South Carolina
CORRINE BROWN, Florida
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
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FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
GENE TAYLOR, Mississippi
JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
EARL BLUMENAUER, Oregon
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
ELLEN O. TAUSCHER, California
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
JAY W. JOHNSON, Wisconsin
LEONARD L. BOSWELL, Iowa
JAMES P. McGOVERN, Massachusetts
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
NICK LAMPSON, Texas
JOHN ELIAS BALDACCI, Maine
MARION BERRY, Arkansas

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION

THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin, Chairman

CHARLES W. ''CHIP'' PICKERING, Jr., Mississippi
HERBERT H. BATEMAN, Virginia
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
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THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois
STEPHEN HORN, California
BOB FRANKS, New Jersey
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
FRANK RIGGS, California
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
JO ANN EMERSON, Missouri
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
JOSEPH R. PITTS, Pennsylvania
ASA HUTCHINSON, Arkansas
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
KAY GRANGER, Texas
J.C. WATTS, Jr., Oklahoma
BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania,
  (ex officio)
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NICK J. RAHALL, II, West Virginia
PETER A. DeFAZIO, Oregon
PAT DANNER, Missouri
JAMES E. CLYBURN, South Carolina
CORRINE BROWN, Florida
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, District of Columbia
JERROLD NADLER, New York
ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey
GENE TAYLOR, Mississippi
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
ELLEN O. TAUSCHER, California
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
JAMES P. McGOVERN, Massachusetts
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
(ex officio)

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CONTENTS

TESTIMONY

    Boehlert, Hon. Sherwood L., a Representative in Congress from New York

    Emmett, Ed, President, National Industrial Transportation League

    Goss, Hon. Porter, a Representative in Congress from Florida

    Haines, Steve, Philadelphia, PA

    Harrison, Joseph M., President, American Moving and Storage Association

    Lynch, Timothy P., President and CEO, Motor Freight Carriers Association

    Pugh, William W., General Counsel, National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc

    Redlich, Beth, New York, NY

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    Sarna, Shirley F., Assistant Attorney General of New York State, Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protections, on behalf of Dennis C. Vacco, Attorney General for the State of New York, and Chairman, Consumer Protection Committee, National Association of Attorneys General

    Siegal, Kenneth E., Deputy General Counsel, American Trucking Associations, Inc

    Slifkin, S.D. (Stu), Director of Transportation, Tiffany & Co., Parsippany, NJ, and President, National Small Shipments Traffic Conference, Inc., accompanied by Bill W. Huie, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Transportation, NCH Corporation, Irving, TX, and Chairman of the Adovcacy Committee, National Small Shipments Traffic Conference, Inc

    Tansey, Micheline S., President, North American Transportation Council, Inc., accompanied by James Harkins, Motor Carrier Rate Bureaus

    Weinberg, Wendy J., Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators

    Wykle, Kenneth R., Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, accompanied by George L. Reagle, Associate Administrator for Motor Carriers

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

    Boehlert, Hon. Sherwood L., of New York
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    Mascara, Hon. Frank, of Pennsylvania

    Goss, Hon. Porter, of Florida

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY WITNESSES

    Emmett, Ed

    Haines, Steve

    Harrison, Joseph M

    Huie, Bill W

    Lynch, Timothy P

    Pugh, William W. (for Martin E. Foley)

    Redlich, Beth

    Sarna, Shirley F

    Siegal, Kenneth E

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    Slifkin, S.D. (Stu)

    Tansey, Micheline S

    Weinberg, Wendy J

    Wykle, Kenneth R

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD

    Boehlert, Hon. Sherwood A., a Representative in Congress from New York, letter from Judith Duncanson Cooper, August 1, 1998

    Harrison, Joseph M., letters in support of various moving companies

    Pugh, William W., General Counsel, National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc., supplement to the verified statement of Martin E. Foley
and other attachments

    Sarna, Shirley F., Assistant Attorney General of New York State, Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protections: statement of various Attorneys General, affirmation, Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, Index No. 98-400283, and statement of Barbara A. Simon and Skip Porteous, including a chronology of their experience with Atlantic Movers, Inc.

    Siegal, Kenneth E., Deputy General Counsel, American Trucking Associations, Inc., comments submitted to the Surface Transportation Board, January 29, 1998
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    Weinberg, Wendy J., Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators, complaints filed with consumer protection divisions

     Wykle, Kenneth R., Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, responses to questions from Rep. Petri:

Concerning complaint levels and unlicensed movers

Concerning the number of investigations conducted and a Department of Transportation report

ADDITIONS TO THE RECORD

    American Bus Association, Inc., Peter J. Pantuso, President and CEO, statement

    American Insurance Association, Melissa W. Shelk, Assistant Vice President, Federal Affairs, statement

    Barbieri, Alexis, Executive Deputy Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, on behalf of Mike Fisher, Pennsylvania Attorney General, statement

    Central Analysis Bureau, statement

    Coalition Against Bigger Trucks, statement
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    International Brotherhood of Teamsters, statement

    Motor Carrier Industry: American Trucking Associations, Truck Renting and Leasing Association, National Private Truck Council, Truckload Carriers Association, American Moving and Storage Association, Distribution and LTL Carriers Association, National Automobile Transporters Association, Motor Freight Carriers Association, and Yellow Corporation, statement

    Popper, Professor Andrew, American University, Washington College of Law, letter, August 3, 1998

    Ryder System, Inc., statement

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