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MOTOR CARRIERS - Regulation - Buses – Motor Carrier Act

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 8:35 AM  

Appeal by Dorman Roberts Limited (DRL) from a decision of the respondent Public Utilities Board (Board) granting Boone a motor carrier licence without holding a hearing. Boone applied for a motor carrier licence to carry passengers between Lewisporte and St. John’s in a 20-passenger wheelchair accessible bus. DRL had objected to the issuance of the licence because Boone’s proposed service would undermine the viability of its own bus service, which carried passengers along the whole Trans-Canada Highway (TCH). DRL was the sole operator of the Trans-Island...