Vehicle Weight and Dimension Limitations: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 11870 [and] H.R. 11619 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969 - 835 pagina's
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Pagina 60 - Specifications developed by the Bureau of Public Roads and the American Association of State Highway Officials will be used.
Pagina 794 - To achieve this ultimate, it was recognized in the declaration that it was necessary to "foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers, and to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discriminations, undue preferences or advantages, or unfair or destructive competitive practices.
Pagina 407 - Policy Concerning Maximum Dimensions, Weights, and Speeds of Motor Vehicles To Be Operated Over the Highways of the United States" and incorporating recommendations adopted by such association on April 1, 1946.
Pagina 209 - The geometric and construction standards to be adopted for the Interstate System shall be those approved by the Secretary of Commerce in cooperation with the State highway departments. Such standards shall be adequate to accommodate the types and volumes of traffic forecast for the year 1975.
Pagina 794 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the Inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Pagina 390 - State highway departments, to make a study and investigation of-- (1) the effects on design, construction, and maintenance of Federal-Aid highways of (a) the use of vehicles of different dimensions, weights, and other specifications, and (b) the frequency of occurrences of such vehicles...
Pagina 72 - ... of 34,000 pounds each providing the overall distance between the first and last axles of such consecutive sets of tandem axles is thirty-six feet or more; Provided, That such overall gross weight may not exceed eighty thousand pounds, including all enforcement tolerances...
Pagina 427 - Vehicle. — Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
Pagina 222 - Commerce is directed to take all action possible to expedite the conduct of a series of tests now planned or being conducted by the Highway Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with the Bureau of Public Roads, the several States, and other persons and organizations, for the purpose of determining the maximum desirable dimensions and weights...
Pagina 799 - State jurisdictions concerned. "2. The existing Federal enactment providing standards for motor vehicles operating on the Interstate Highway System also provides (in the preceding section) that the Secretary of Commerce, in cooperation with the State highway departments, shall adopt uniform geometric and construction standards for highways constructed as a part of the Interstate System. This Federal legislation recognized that the determination of standards for vehicles operating on a highway system...