CTP in the Media

Congress Debates Weight Limits, Freight Movement
Oct. 3, 2013 

House Panel Takes on Truck Weights
 Oct. 2, 2013

Truck Weight Limits Debated as Congress Develops Freight Plan
Commercial Carrier Journal
Oct. 2, 2013 

International Paper Testifies to Congress, Pushes Truck Weight Reform
The Trucker News Service
Oct. 1, 2013 

A Long History Shapes Size and Weight Study
Heavy Duty Trucking
May 30, 2022

CTP Sends Letter to Congress Urging Support for H.R. 612 (SETA)
Politico - March 1, 2022

Hershey Joins Push to Increase Truck Weight
Central Pennsylvania Business Journal
December 15, 2021

Congress, States Debate Heavier Trucks

Fox News
Nov. 25, 2011

Summit Keys in on Trucking's Role in Sustainability

Fleet Owner
Nov. 22, 2011

Home Depot Backs Federal Vehicle Weight Reform Bill

Commercial Carrier Journal
Nov. 18, 2011

CTP Starts Video Campaign to Rally Support for Federal Truck Weight Reform Legislation

Bulk Transporter
Oct. 13, 2011

Shippers, Stakeholders Initiate Digital Video Campaign for Truck Weight Reform
The Trucker News Service
Oct. 11, 2011

Shipper Group Launches Video Campaign for Heavier Trucks
Heavy Duty Trucking
Oct. 6, 2011

Shippers Step Up Campaign for Heavier Trucks
Journal of Commerce
Oct. 3, 2011

Video Seeks to Unify Heavy Truck Support
Fleet Owner
Oct. 3, 2011

CTP to Congress: Analysis of Maine Bridges Supports Heavier Trucks
Commercial Carrier Journal
Sept. 6, 2011

Schmidt: Drive Recovery with Better Truck Efficiency
Roll Call
July 19, 2022

CTP Says Opponents of Bill to Increase Truck Weight Limits Spreading False Information to Congress

Supply Chain Digest
July 19, 2022

Coalition wants to 'correct' misinformation on truck weight increase
The Trucker News Services 
July 19, 2022

Weighing progress

Tulsa World
June 28, 2022

Truckers, agencies dispute weight limit
The Register-Herald
June 20, 2022 

Heavier trucks could travel interstates under proposal before Congress
The Times Picayune
May 11, 2011 

Competing bills filed on truck weights
The Hill
May 4, 2011 


Higher truck weight limit seen as cure for “regulatory drag”‎
Fleet Owner
April 8, 2022 

Bill Would Allow States to Raise Truck Weight Limits‎
Heavy Duty Trucking
April 8, 2022 

Groups converge on Capitol Hill to push heavier trucks
Fleet Owner
March 2, 2011 

Legislation for heavier trucks re-introduced in the House
Logistics Management
Feb. 21, 2011

House Reintroduces Safe & Efficient Transportation Act
Feb. 21, 2011

Congress repeats truck weight bill
Feb. 21, 2011

Truck-weight reform bill reintroduced by bipartisan champions
Fleet Owner
Feb. 18, 2011

Proposal to Keep Maine Truck-Weight Pilot in Senate Bill
Fleet Owner
December 15, 2010 

Spending Bill Would Extend Truck Weight Pilot Program
Commercial Carrier Journal
December 14, 2021  

Supporters of Higher Truck Weights Hope that Now is Their Time
December 6, 2010 

Factors Aligning to Favor 'More Productive' Trucks
Fleet Owner
December 3, 2021 

Heated Rhetoric Builds Over Heavier Trucks
Fleet Owner
December 2, 2010 

Session Examines Future of Freight
Dec. 1, 2010

Transportation Productivity Coalition Hopes to Increase Weight Limits for U.S. Trucks
Supply Chain Digest
Oct. 27, 2010 

White House Weight-Backing Only a First Step
Fleet Owner
Sept. 24, 2010

Bid to Lift Limit on Big Trucks Picks up Momentum
Dow Jones Newswires
Sept. 24, 2010

Group Puts Pedal to Metal For Truck Provision in CR
Sept. 24, 2010

DOT Study Finds Benefits to Lifting Truck Weight Limit
Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Sept. 22, 2010 

Obama Administration Asks to Make Truck Weight Increase Permanent
Sept. 20, 2011

FY 2011 Continuing Resolution includes request to make Maine's 100,000 pound limit permanent
The Trucker
Sept. 17, 2010

Shipper Groups Merge to Push Heavier Trucks
The Journal of Commerce
Sept. 14, 2010

Higher Weight Truck Lobbies Merge

Fleet Owner
Sept. 14, 2010 

Supersizing Hits Freight World
The Wall Street Journal
Aug. 16, 2010 

Crapo: Increase Weight Limits for Trucks
Boise Weekly
Aug. 5, 2010

Senate Bill Would Allow Heavier Trucks
Transport Topics
Aug. 5, 2010

Senators introduce companion to House bill to allow states to increase truck weight
The Trucker
Aug. 5, 2010

Senators introduce bipartisan companion truck-weight reform bill
Fleet Owner
Aug. 5, 2010

Interview with Harry Haney at Kraft Foods
ARC Advisory Group's Logistics Viewpoints
July 22, 2010 

Capacity shortage driving demand for heavier trucks
Fleet Owner
July 6, 2010 

House Ag Committee Asked to Support Heavier Weights
Commercial Carrier Journal
July 6, 2022

Coalition Applauds Support for Heavier Trucks
Roads & Bridges
July 1, 2010 

New Battle Brewing Over Long-Haul Trucks' Weight Limits
The Des Moines Register 
June 18, 2010  

Should semi-trailer load level be upped?
The Daily Record
May 17, 2022

NPTC Speakers Favor Push for Higher Weight Limits

Fleet Owner
April 20, 2022

Let trucks carry more
Rock Hill Herald
April 8, 2022

AbitibiBowater wants heavier trucks on roads.
Rock Hill Herald
April 5, 2022

Congress to debate whether or not to increase maximum truck weights
Orlando Business Journal
March 26, 2022

Solon Firms Back Proposed Transportation Act
Chagrin Solon Sun
March 19, 2022

Heavier Trucks Deliver Safer, Greener Future
Transport Topics
March 8, 2022

We Need to Gain Some More Weight
Logistics Management Blog
February 5, 2022

Heavy Trucks Allowed On Interstates in Maine, Vt.
Nashua Telegraph
January 10, 2022

Competing bills seek to increase, freeze truck load weight limits
Memphis Business Journal
December 18, 2021

Should Heavier Trucks be Allowed on Interstate Highways?
National Journal Transportation Experts Blog
December 16, 2021

Vermont Interstate Weight Limits Going Up
Burlington Free Press
December 10, 2021

Must Get Bigger Rigs Off our Smaller Roads
Burlington Free Press
December 11, 2021

(An article about Senator Leahy's proposal for a Vermont pilot program)

Trucks at Work Blog: Turning a Corner on Weight
December 10, 2021

Federal Trucking Plan Could Benefit States, Taxpayers
Budget & Tax News
December 2009 Issue

Kraft, Supervalu among firms seeking heavier trucks

Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette

Nov. 29, 2009

Trucking Firms Back Measure to Increase Truck Weight Limits

Fort Dodge Messenger

November 29, 2021

Heavier Trucks on Open Roads?
Farm News
November 27, 2021

Paper Company Touts Extra-axle Trucks to Help Cut Costs
Knoxville News Sentinel
November 19, 2021

Shippers Urge Higher Truck Weight
The Journal of Commerce
October 5, 2021

Senate to consider pilot program to extend truck weight in Maine
The Trucker
September 15, 2021

Heavy truck debate heats up stateside
Today's Trucking News
September 15, 2009‎

LCV debate: Down East pilot plan draws cheers, jeers
Fleet Owner
September 14, 2021

Campbell Soup Co. Backs Heavy Truck Bill
Napoleon Northwest Signal
August 28, 2021

Weight Rise Splits Trucking Industry
Asheville Citizen-Times
August 23, 2021

Legislation to increase weight loads has merit
Allentown Morning Call
July 27, 2021

Poll: Americans open to truck weight hikes
Today's Trucking
July 16, 2022

Poll shows support for heavier trucks
July 15, 2022

Kraft, International Paper Push for Heavier Trucks
July 9, 2022

Runyan: Heavier Trucks Can Aid the Environment

Roll Call
July 13, 2022

Heavier trucks gaining traction?
Fleet Owner
June 17, 2009 

K Street Files: Lobbyist, On Call
Roll Call
June 10, 2022

Companies push to allow heavier trucks on roads
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 9, 2022

Shippers Throw Support to Heavier Trucks

Journal of Commerce
June 8, 2022

Trucking groups back higher weight
June 8, 2022

Shipping coalition seeks higher US truck tonnage limit

Argus Media
June 8, 2022

Shipper-trucker group presses for higher truck weights
Today's Trucking
June 9, 2022

New Shipping Advocacy Group Forms To Increase Weight Limits For U.S. Trucks
Trailer-Body Builders
June 9, 2009 

Transport Topics: Study Finds Green Benefits from Using Larger Trucks
Transport Topics
May 11, 2022

Safety advocates fight push for bigger truck loads
May 4, 2022

House bills would alter trucking weights, sizes
Dallas Business Journal
April 3, 2022

Lifting the Load
Fleet Owner
April 1, 2022

Weight Limit Standoff
The Journal of Commerce
March 2, 2022

Rails Knock Higher Truck Weight Limits
The Journal of Commerce
February 19, 2022

Bigger Trucks are Reloading

Traffic World
January 5, 2022