Lakeland Gazette | Florida Chief to Congress: Don’t Use Motorists as Guinea Pigs to Test Dangerous Heavier Truck

“In my experience analyzing fatal crashes, bigger trucks would be a disaster for public safety,” said Bodenheimer. “It’s simple physics. More weight means more force, turning what could have been a fender bender into a fatal crash”.

“These two bills are bad news for motorist safety, and they are bad news for law enforcement as well.” Bodenheimer continued. “With explosive population growth and even more tourists on our roads in Central Florida, having Congress add more dangerous, heavier trucks to our roads would be a step in the wrong direction.”

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