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Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Joshua H. Dorminy, Spencer P. Mead, Caitlyn B. Clark, Stephn G. Lowry Dec 2022

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Joshua H. Dorminy, Spencer P. Mead, Caitlyn B. Clark, Stephn G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in Georgia commercial transportation law from June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022.


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Joshua H. Dorminy, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry May 2022

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Joshua H. Dorminy, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in federal commercial transportation law affecting Georgia, Florida, and Alabama during the period from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. The first three areas discussed here are subject to heavy federal regulation due to their far-reaching effects on interstate commerce: aviation, trucking and other commercial motor vehicles, and railroads. The remaining subjects covered in this Article— autonomous-vehicle technology, shareable electric bicycles, and shareable scooters—remain regulated primarily at the state and local levels but are …


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Joshua H. Dorminy, Stephen G. Lowry Dec 2021

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Joshua H. Dorminy, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in Georgia commercial transportation law from June 1, 2020, through May 31, 2021.


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Joshua H. Dorminy, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry Jul 2021

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Sarah L. Adle, Joshua H. Dorminy, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in commercial-transportation law affecting the federal judicial circuit including Georgia, Alabama, and Florida during the period from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The first three areas discussed here are subject to heavy federal regulation due to their far-reaching effects on interstate commerce: trucking and other commercial motor vehicles, aviation, and railroads. The other two areas discussed in this Article—autonomous-vehicle technology and shareable electric bicycles and scooters—are regulated primarily at the state and local …


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Joshua H. Dorminy, Stephen G. Lowry Dec 2020

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Joshua H. Dorminy, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all of the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in Georgia commercial-transportation law during the period from June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020.


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, T. Peyton Bell, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry Jun 2020

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, T. Peyton Bell, Elizabeth M. Brooks, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all of the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in commercial-transportation law in the Eleventh Circuit during the period from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. The first three areas discussed here are subject to heavy federal regulation due to their far-reaching effects on interstate commerce: trucking and other commercial motor vehicles, aviation, and railroads. This Article also touches on two additional issues: passenger transportation for hire (i.e., livery and rideshare services) and the development of autonomous-vehicle technology. While these issues are …


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, T. Peyton Bell, Stephen G. Lowry Jan 2020

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, T. Peyton Bell, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all of the significant forms of passenger and freight transportation across the United States. This Article surveys significant judicial and legislative developments in Georgia commercial-transportation law during the period from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2019.

Three of the areas discussed here—commercial motor vehicles, aviation, and rail—are subject to heavy federal regulation due to their large effects on interstate commerce. Accordingly, motor-carrier and railroad law primarily saw developments pertaining to state procedure and in the interactions between state and federal law, while state aviation law primarily focused on Georgia’s efforts both to regulate and facilitate the …


Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, Andrew J. Conn, Stephen G. Lowry Jul 2018

Commercial Transportation, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Yvonne S. Godfrey, Andrew J. Conn, Stephen G. Lowry

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Commercial transportation involves all of the significant forms of passenger and property transportation across the United States. This Article covers four major areas: (1) trucking and commercial transit; (2) aviation; (3) limousines, taxis, and rideshare services; and (4) railroads. Most of these areas are subject to heavy federal regulation due to their involvement in and effect on interstate commerce. This Article surveys significant judicial, regulatory, and legislative developments in Eleventh Circuit commercial transportation law during the period from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017.


Commercial Transportation, Stephen G. Lowry, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Kristy S. Davies, Yvonne S. Godfrey Dec 2017

Commercial Transportation, Stephen G. Lowry, Madeline E. Mcneeley, Kristy S. Davies, Yvonne S. Godfrey

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Commercial transportation involves all of the significant forms of passenger and property transportation across the United States. This Article covers five major areas: (1) trucking; (2) aviation; (3) limousines, taxis, rideshare services, and commercial transit; (4) autonomous vehicles; and (5) railroads. This Article surveys significant judicial and legislative developments in Georgia commercial transportation law during the period from the beginning of the 2012 regular session of the 151st Georgia General Assembly through May 31, 2017.

Each of the areas covered are subject to heavy federal regulation. Much of this Article discusses Georgia's interaction with federal regulations and laws pertaining to …