STATEMENT BY COALITION FOR TRANSPORTATION PRODUCTIVITY IN RESPONSE TO TRUCK SAFETY COALITION CAMPAIGN TO REJECT WEIGHT INCREASES FOR TRUCKS TRAVELING ON U.S. HIGHWAYS
May 4th, 2009| Posted by CTP
“There is substantial evidence that improving trucking industry productivity through carefully constructed higher vehicle weight limits on federal highways will save lives by making highways safer and less congested.” Read full statement here
The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) is a coalition of shippers and allied associations dedicated to giving states the flexibility to safely confront highway capacity crisis issues by utilizing more productive, six-axle trucks on Interstate highways within their borders.