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FHWA evaluates new law to increase truck weight limits

Written by Steve Gursten Posted May 22nd, 2013

Federal Highway Administration initiates study that will compare lighter trucks against heavier loaded trucks to determine how load weight affects crashes

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We recently discussed proposed legislation that would increase the legal weight of transport trucks. The legislation, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA), would allow states to raise the interstate weight limits of transport … Read More

Proposed law to increase the freight limit on commercial trucks

Written by Steve Gursten Posted April 2nd, 2013

Safe and Efficient Transportation Act seeks to increase the tonnage transport to 97,000 pounds, despite current safety concerns on weight of semi-trucks

There’s currently proposed legislation before Congress, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA), which would allow states to raise the interstate weight limits of transport trucks to a maximum of 97,000 pounds.

Ironically, … Read More

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