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NHTSA Proposes Speed Limiters on HD Trucks: Will Medium-Duties be Next?

The proposed rulemaking would amend the federal motor vehicle safety standards requiring OEMs to install speed limiters on trucks with a GVWR greater than 26,000 lbs. An electronic control module (ECM) would limit the maximum speed to no more than 68 mph. Many independent truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) are opposed to the rulemaking.

Highway Safety Group Urges Motorists to Slow Down

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- As millions of Americans take to the roadways for the busy Memorial Day Weekend and summer driving season, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reminds drivers that slowing down will not only reduce the amount of money they have to spend on gas, but also could save their life.

Ed Bobit's Publisher's Page

Whether you like it or not, we are going to be at 55 MPH for a long time. The record is there. In this case safety does not cost us a thing but our time. We are actually saving monies at the reduced speeds.

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