truck weight

Conflicting accounts of bigger big rigs

When safety is at stake, there’s no need to take needless risks in the name of uncertain efficiency.

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Reid Ribble, come on down… You’re the next contestant on ‘Will I Live to See the Other Side of that Bridge?’

Congressional move to increase truck weight on the national highway system to 91,000 lbs. with a sixth axle -- truckers as guinea pigs in safety experiment? ...

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Roundup: I-5 bridge collapse weighing heavy, operators flying the flag

Many of the same issues are in the political foreground today around highway regulation and funding as were being debated in 2007 when the Minneapolis I-35W bridge fell, with sometimes overheated rhetoric.

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TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

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