(1) establish by agreement through routes and joint rates, charges, and classifications
with other common carriers and with common carriers by railroads, or by water, and
every common carrier shall provide safe and adequate service, equipment, and facilities
for the transportation of passengers or household goods in intrastate and interstate
(2) establish, observe, and enforce just and reasonable rates, fares, charges, and
classifications, and just and reasonable regulations and practices relating to rates,
fares, charges, and classifications, and to the issuance, form, and substance of tickets,
receipts, bills of lading, the carrying of baggage, and all other matters relating
to or connected with the transportation of passengers or household goods in both intrastate
and interstate commerce, and in case of joint rates and charges, to establish just,
reasonable, and equitable division of joint rates and charges between the carriers
participating in the joint rates and charges.
(b) It is unjust discrimination and unlawful for any common carrier by motor vehicle
to make, give, or cause any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular
person or locality in connection with the transportation of any persons or household
goods, or to subject any particular person or locality to any undue or unreasonable
prejudice, delay, or disadvantage in any respect.
(c) Every common carrier by motor vehicle that fails or refuses to receive and transport
without unreasonable delay or discrimination the passengers or household goods tendered
for transportation and deliver without unreasonable delay or discrimination those
passengers or household goods at destination or to the transfer point of the route
of any connecting common carrier by motor vehicle or railroad is guilty of unjust
(d) It is unjust discrimination for any common carrier to charge or receive any greater
compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or household goods
for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line in the same direction,
the shorter distance being included in the longer.
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