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Congress debates truck weight limits, freight movement in hearing

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October 3rd, 2013 - Source: Overdrive Increased truck weight limits — more efficient or more damaging? Or both? Those questions were the main focus of a House Transportation & Infrastructure panel...

Truck weight limits debated as Congress develops freight plan

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October 2nd, 2013 - Source: Commercial Carrier Journal Higher truck weight limits emerged as a featured topic during a congressional hearing Tuesday, Oct. 1. Charged with examining the federal role in...

With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights

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October 2nd, 2013 - Source: Trucking Info A panel of legislators looking for ways to improve freight transportation is close to finishing its analysis and will post its report by...

A Long History Shapes the Size & Weight Study

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May 30th, 2013 - Source: Trucking Info The Federal Highway Administration should have a pretty good idea of what to expect as it proceeds with its comprehensive study of truck...

CTP Sends Letter to Congress Using Support for HR 612, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA)

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February 28th, 2013 - Politico covered CTP's letter to Congress in an article on March 1st.  In the letter, CTP lays out the major arguments supporting SETA and why...

International Paper Testifies before Congress; Says Time for Truck Weight Reform is Now

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October 1st, 2013 - "In prepared testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, Tom Kadien, senior vice president of consumer packaging for...