SPEED LIMITER FOR TRUCKS * USA: General opposition to the rulemaking
* DC - Fleets, drivers generally oppose speed limiter mandate from FMCSA
--- More than 3,000 comments have been received by the Department of Transportation about the proposed speed limiter mandates, and the majority of the comments come from drivers and other industry stakeholders opposed to the rulemaking... The proposal is written as more of a fact-finding request than a fully formed rule proposal. It doesn’t offer specifics on a speed trucks would be limited to. The DOT did appear to be leaning toward either a 60, 65 or 68 mph cap, however... Many of the comments, if not most, received to the docket so far have been in opposition of the rule. Although it hasn’t filed a formal comment yet, the American Trucking Associations has said it won’t support the rule as it’s currently written, despite its past strong support for a rule mandating limiters...
(Photo: Flatbed rear view, on the highway) -- Washington, DC, USA - CCJ, by Matt Cole - October 24, 2016