Safe and Efficient Transportation Act

Congress gets letter to back heavier trucks

Law would offer each state the authority to open portions of its Interstate network to six-axle trucks that can ship more freight.

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Groups spar over heavier truck proposal

Teamsters, safety advocates, railroads oppose heavier trucks, while ATA favors bill to allow them.

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LogBook

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.

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Senate bill would raise truck weight limits

Federal truck weight reform legislation that would give each state the flexibility to raise interstate weight limits.

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Congress repeats truck weight bill for states

Congress is considering a bill to allow states to increase interstate weight limits to 97,000 pounds for six-axle trucks.

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