Inside Sources: Industries Battle Over Bigger Trucks on Interstates

“Congress already gave the OK to states to raise maximum truck weight limits from 80,000 pounds to 100,000 pounds for a period of 120 days to aid in moving critical supplies across the country during the pandemic and the recovery.

But a coalition of law enforcement officers sent a letter to governors asking them to make sure the change is temporary.

“Limits on the size and weight of trucks are essential to ensure that our highways are safe and to preserve our infrastructure,” they wrote.”


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