Boston Herald: Casstevens – Congress mulls putting heavier trucks on roads

“New products come to the market regularly, and consumers have come to expect significant testing and safeguards, especially for products that can affect public safety.

This is why law enforcement nationwide is concerned with legislation under consideration in Congress that would allow bigger trucks on our roads. Some bills would dramatically increase the allowable weight of semi-trailer trucks that have already been approved by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. And there continues to be talk of allowing even longer double-trailer trucks.”

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