As trucking and safety groups form new alliances in the debate over speed governing, the real motives are hard to pinpoint. Is speed the real villain, or is safety a “Trojan horse” for another agenda?
SAFETY IN NUMBERS
Combining differential speeds, basic physics and a wealth of truck crash data results in a mixed message about the wisdom of governing truck speed.
CORRUPTING A GOVERNOR
Today’s speed governors are far from being tamperproof. Making that a reality, though, would involve substantial costs.