truck weight limits

POLL: Should truck size/weight limits be changed?

With federal attention to tractor-trailer size and weight and some groups lobbying for increases, tell us what you think in general and specific terms about where weight needs to go -- or remain -- in this poll and comments section.

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FLSA reform, parking, detention: MCSAC prioritizes reauthorization recommendations

Reforming employee-driver compensation by removing the FLSA overtime exemption was among top recommendations, likewise expanding truck-parking availability, sleep apnea, further New Entrant attention and more.

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Congress debates truck weight limits, freight movement in hearing

Increased truck weight limits — more efficient or more damaging? Or both? Those questions were the main focus of a House Transportation & Infrastructure panel meeting Oct. 1.

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Amendment defeats heavier trucks

FOR THE RECORD/ Raising truck weight limits on U.S. highways has been put off for the time being.

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Truce in truck weight debate

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

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Amendment defeats heavier trucks

A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.

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Mississippi officials oppose higher truck weights

Senate and House bills would raise limits to 97,000 pounds for six axles.

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Minnesota to restrict bridge weight limit

State will temporarily restrict the weight of loads that can access the Highway 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge.

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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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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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