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America is growing, and so are our shipping needs.

Our nation’s transportation infrastructure is facing significant challenges and is on the verge of becoming overwhelmed over the next decade.

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity is asking Congress to responsibly reform truck weight limits in order to secure a safer, cleaner, more productive future for America’s transportation network.

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) advocates for heavier—not bigger—trucks that meet the same safety standards as lighter trucks.


Congress should take a wise and necessary step by passing the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009 (H.R. 1799) to allow six-axle tractor trailers to carry up to 97,000 pounds on the interstate highways. These six-axle trucks meet the same safety standards as lighter trucks. Allowing these trucks on interstates would make our highways safer, protect the environment and strengthen the economy.

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) advocates for heavier—not bigger—trucks that meet the same safety standards as lighter trucks.

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