The Stop Underrides Act to require guards has been reintroduced to the U.S. Senate, although trucking groups share their opposition in the April 1 edition of The Trucker. Pennsylvania’s Senate Transportation Committee is looking at halting plans for tolling nine bridges on page three. Scott Smith, a driver for BarOle Trucking has earned the Minnesota Driver of the Year award, featured on page 14. A debate over speed-limiting devices for trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds is reviewed on page four with input from the American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association. In the market for a new truck? Don’t wait. Research is showing that the demand for trucks is outpacing current production levels. All this and more is available in The Trucker’s April 1 digital edition.
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