truck weight limits

POLL: Should truck size/weight limits be changed?

| April 16, 2014

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 ...

FLSA reform, parking, detention: MCSAC prioritizes reauthorization recommendations

| February 11, 2014

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.

Congress debates truck weight limits, freight movement in hearing

| October 03, 2013

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.

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

Truckers News Staff | March 01, 2012

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

Truce in truck weight debate

Jill Dunn | February 14, 2012

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

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

| February 01, 2012

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

Mississippi officials oppose higher truck weights

| November 17, 2011

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

Minnesota to restrict bridge weight limit

| August 17, 2011

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

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