Bismarck Tribune (ND): Tribune editorial: Good reasons we don’t need ‘road trains’

The reasons mentioned above are why the nation places limits on the size and weight of trucks. A pilot program in North Dakota isn’t going to change the mindset in the rest of the nation. Not many states have the open spaces of North Dakota. Road trains wouldn’t be practical in urban areas and through mountain ranges.

The House should reject Senate Bill 2026 and the Senate should kill House Concurrent Resolution 3001. The resolution asks Congress to amend truck length and weight restrictions in North Dakota to allow the state to create a pilot program for road trains.


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