Indy Star (IN): 2 Indiana Sheriffs: Here’s What 60-Ton Trucks on our Roads Mean for Taxpayers and Safety

With minimal requirements, virtually any truck can operate at this weight on our state and local roads where we live, work and play. While some trucks legally operate today at this weight, these bills would open the floodgates to any truck.

And how many more of these heavier trucks could we see? Unfortunately, nobody knows. But by meeting the most minimal requirements, any company that wants to operate 120,000-pound trucks on Indiana roads would be able to do so. This has huge implications for public safety.


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