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Hershey joins push to increase truck weight

http://transportationproductivity.org/hershey-joins-push-to-increase-truck-weight

December 14th, 2011 - Source: Central Pennsylvania Business Journal  Dauphin County-based The Hershey Co. is part of a national coalition of other large product companies and trade groups seeking to...

Congress, States Debate Heavier Trucks

http://transportationproductivity.org/congress-states-debate-heavier-trucks

November 25th, 2011 - Source: Fox News Large trucks on America's interstates could become 20 percent heavier. The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, a group of more than 100 major shippers...

Summit Keys in on Trucking's Role in Sustainability

http://transportationproductivity.org/summit-keys-in-on-trucking-s-role-in-sustainability

November 22nd, 2011 - Source: Fleet Owner November 22, 2011

Home Depot backs federal vehicle weight reform bill

http://transportationproductivity.org/home-depot-backs-federal-vehicle-weight-reform-bill

November 17th, 2011 - Source: Commercial Carrier Journal The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, a group of 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to increasing federal vehicle weight limits on interstate...

CTP starts video campaign to rally support for federal truck weight reform legislation

http://transportationproductivity.org/ctp-starts-video-campaign-to-rally-support-for-federal-truck-weight-reform-legislation

October 13th, 2011 - Source: Bulk Transporter The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of about 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to responsibly increasing federal vehicle weight limits...

Shippers, stakeholders, initiate digital video campaign for truck weight reform

http://transportationproductivity.org/shippers-stakeholders-initiate-digital-video-campaign-for-truck-weight-reform

October 11th, 2011 - Source: The Trucker News Services The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of some 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to increasing federal vehicle weight...

Shippers Step Up Campaign for Heavier Trucks

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October 3rd, 2011 - Source: Journal of Commerce "A coalition of about 200 shippers backing the use of heavier trucks launched a video campaign to build support for truck size...

Video seeks to unify heavy truck support

http://transportationproductivity.org/video-seeks-to-unify-heavy-truck-support

October 3rd, 2011 - Source: Fleet Owner "In an effort to forge a more united front among shippers and carriers in support of the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA),...

CTP to Congress: Analysis of Maine bridges supports heavier trucks

http://transportationproductivity.org/ctp-to-congress-analysis-of-maine-bridges-supports-heavier-trucks

September 6th, 2011 - Source: Commercial Carrier Journal "[CTP] encouraged members of Congress to review new engineering analysis from the Maine Department of Transportation that supports the case for federal truck...

Coalition for Transportation Productivity Says Opponents of Bill to Increase Truck Weight Limits Spreading False Information to Congress

http://transportationproductivity.org/coalition-for-transportation-productivity-says-opponents-of-bill-to-increase-truck-weight-limits-spreading-false-information-to-congress

July 19th, 2011 - Source: Supply Chain Digest "The Coalition for Transportation Productivity ... lashed out this week at what is says were false and misleading claims by groups opposing...

Coalition wants to correct ‘misinformation’ on truck weight increase

http://transportationproductivity.org/coalition-wants-to-correct-misinformation-on-truck-weight-increase

July 19th, 2011 - Source: The Trucker News Service "The Coalition for Transportation Productivity ... today sent a letter to Congress in order to confront what they call 'misinformation' surrounding federal...

Schmidt: Drive Recovery With Better Truck Efficiency

http://transportationproductivity.org/schmidt-drive-recovery-with-better-truck-efficiency

July 11th, 2011 - Source: Roll Call An op-ed by Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-OH) advocating for truck weight reform. Read full statement here

Truckers, agencies dispute weight limit

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June 20th, 2011 - Source: The Register-Herald "[CTP] ... is is speaking up about a pending bill in Congress, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act..." Read full article here

Heavier trucks could travel interstates under proposal before Congress

http://transportationproductivity.org/heavier-trucks-could-travel-interstates-under-proposal-before-congress

May 11th, 2011 - Source: Times-Picayune "Congress is expected to decide this year whether states can authorize bigger and heavier trucks on federal interstates within their boundaries." Read full article here

Competing bills filed on truck weights

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May 3rd, 2011 - Source: The Hill "Each side said their measure makes roads safer." Read full article here

Higher truck weight limit seen as cure for “regulatory drag”

http://transportationproductivity.org/higher-truck-weight-limit-seen-as-cure-for-regulatory-drag

April 8th, 2011 - Source: Fleet Owner "As efforts to give states the option to raise total tractor-trailer weight to 97,000 lb from the current limit of 80,000 lbs pick...

Bill Would Allow States to Raise Truck Weight Limits

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April 7th, 2011 - Source: Heavy Duty Trucking "A bill was introduced in the Senate Thursday that would put an end to the federal freeze on changes in truck sizes...

Groups converge on Capitol Hill to push for heavier trucks

http://transportationproductivity.org/groups-converge-on-capitol-hill-to-push-for-heavier-trucks

March 2nd, 2011 - Source: Fleet Owner "Some 50 organizations are conducting 100 plus meetings today on Capitol Hill to boost support for a Congressional bill that would allow states...

Legislation for heavier trucks re-introduced in the House

http://transportationproductivity.org/legislation-for-heavier-trucks-re-introduced-in-the-house

February 21st, 2011 - Source: Logistics Management "Legislation focused on increasing truck size and weights was reintroduced to Congress last week by Representatives Mike Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio)." Read...

House Reintroduces Safe & Efficient Transportation Act

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February 21st, 2011 - Source: Heavy Duty Trucking "At the urging of The Coalition for Transportation Productivity, the Safe & Efficient Transportation Act has been reintroduced in the House of...

Truck-weight reform bill reintroduced by bipartisan champions

http://transportationproductivity.org/truck-weight-reform-bill-reintroduced-by-bipartisan-champions

February 18th, 2011 - Source: Fleet Owner "The federal truck-weight reform legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA) has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives by...

CTP Member Home Depot Promotes Federal Truck Weight Reform Bill at EPA Freight Sustainability Summit

http://transportationproductivity.org/ctp-member-home-depot-promotes-federal-truck-weight-reform-bill-at-epa-freight-sustainability-summit-1

November 17th, 2011 - The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of about 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to responsibly increasing federal vehicle weight limits on interstate...

CTP Launches Digital Video Campaign to Promote Federal Truck Weight Reform Legislation Known as ‘Safe & Efficient Transportation Act’

http://transportationproductivity.org/ctp-launches-digital-video-campaign-to-promote-federal-truck-weight-reform-legislation-known-as-safe-and-efficient-transportation-act

October 3rd, 2011 - CTP today launched a digital video campaign to rally support for federal truck weight reform legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA)....

New Engineering Analysis of Maine Bridges Supports Case for Heavier, Six-axle Trucks on Interstates

http://transportationproductivity.org/new-engineering-analysis-of-maine-bridges-supports-case-for-heavier-six-axle-trucks-on-interstates-1

September 6th, 2011 - A new study supports the case for federal truck weight legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act. Read full statement here

Coalition for Transportation Productivity Sends Letter to Congress Confronting Misinformation about Federal Truck Weight Bill

http://transportationproductivity.org/coalition-for-transportation-productivity-sends-letter-to-congress-confronting-misinformation-about-federal-truck-weight-bill-1

July 18th, 2011 - CTP today sent a letter to Congress in order to confront misinformation surrounding federal truck weight legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act. Read...

Statement on Truck Safety Coalition Efforts to Freeze Vehicle Weight Limits

http://transportationproductivity.org/statement-on-truck-safety-coalition-efforts-to-freeze-vehicle-weight-limits-1

May 3rd, 2011 - CTP Responds to Truck Safety Coalition efforts to freeze vehicle weight limits. Read full statement here

Bipartisan Senate Bill Modernizes Truck Weight Regulation to Improve Shipping Efficiency & Global Competitiveness

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April 7th, 2011 - CTP today announced that key federal truck weight reform legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA) has been reintroduced in the U.S....

Safe & Efficient Transportation Act (SETA) Reintroduced to Let States Raise Interstate Weight Limits for Trucks with Additional Axles

http://transportationproductivity.org/safe-and-efficient-transportation-act-seta-reintroduced-to-let-states-raise-interstate-weight-limits-for-trucks-with-additional-axles-1

January 18th, 2011 - The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of more than 180 shippers and associations dedicated to responsibly increasing federal weight limits on interstate highways,...