Safe and Efficient Transportation Act

Congress gets letter to back heavier trucks

| July 19, 2011

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

Groups spar over heavier truck proposal

| May 04, 2011

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


Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2011

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.

Senate bill would raise truck weight limits

| April 08, 2011

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

Congress repeats truck weight bill for states

Jill Dunn | February 21, 2011

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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