August 20, 2013 - Industry News
A bipartisan group of Representatives asked the Department of Transportation to consider the impact of heavier trucks on local roads and bridges as it studies national size and weight limits.
Tags: Congress, Federal Highway Administration, highway funding, U.S. Department of Transportation, Truck Weights, Truck Sizes
June 27, 2013 - Industry News
There’s no shortage of ideas for ways to improve the national freight network. A House panel researching the issue yesterday got a list, long, broad and mostly familiar, of what transportation providers would like to see in a federal freight policy.
Tags: Fuel Tax, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, National Freight Network, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Truck Sizes, Transportation funding
May 30, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Highway Administration should have a pretty good idea of what to expect as it proceeds with its comprehensive study of truck sizes and weights. The study, which Congress will use to decide on possible changes in current standards, is the latest in a long line of similar research.
Tags: FHWA, MAP-21, Truck Weights, Truck Sizes
May 29, 2013 - Industry News
“We know there are diverse views.”
So said Jeffrey Paniati, executive director of the Federal Highway Administration, as he opened the first public session of the agency’s comprehensive size and weight study, and he was 100% correct.
Tags: U.S. Department of Transportation, FHWA, Truck Weights, Truck Sizes
May 28, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Highway Administration is kicking off the public phase of its two-year study of the truck size and weight issue. At Department of Transportation headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday the agency is hosting the first of four planned public listening sessions on size and weight issues.
Tags: U.S. DOT, FHWA, Truck Weights, Truck Sizes
May 9, 2013 - Industry News
The U.S. Transportation Department has set a public hearing for May 29 to get input for its Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study.
Tags: DOT, Truck Weights, Truck Sizes
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