Safety groups are frustrated that the FMCSA doesn’t plan to require a minimum number of hours of real-world driving for new truck drivers.
The American Trucking Associations now opposes a federal rule mandating electronic devices that limit the speed of heavy-duty trucks because it offers too many speed options.
No state has attempted a truck-only lanes plan as big as what Georgia is doing without utilizing tolling or public-private highway building partnerships.
A trade group representing independent truck drivers told a federal appeals court that forced use of electronic logging devices violates constitutional rights.
U.S. legislators are looking at increasing the weight limits on commercial trucks to a maximum of 91,000 pounds to increase efficiency on American highways.