Law would offer each state the authority to open portions of its Interstate network to six-axle trucks that can ship more freight.
Teamsters, safety advocates, railroads oppose heavier trucks, while ATA favors bill to allow them.
A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.
Federal truck weight reform legislation that would give each state the flexibility to raise interstate weight limits.
Congress is considering a bill to allow states to increase interstate weight limits to 97,000 pounds for six-axle trucks.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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