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USDOT Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Presentation of Technical Results

The presentation provides estimates of the magnitude of the potential impacts if changes were made to current federal Truck Size & Weight (TS&W) limits. By Federal Highway Administration

February 15, 2017

MAP-21 Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Presentation
June 18, 2015 Public input Session 4 – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) held a virtual public meeting regarding the MAP-21 Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study (CTSWLS) on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET.

The meeting provided an overview and answer questions regarding the recently released technical reports related to the CTSWLS.

The meeting will also include an update on the remaining tasks to complete the final Report to Congress.

What This Study Answers
The Study provides estimates of the magnitude of the potential impacts if changes were made to current federal Truck Size & Weight (TS&W) limits:

  • Assesses differences between trucks operating at or within federal truck size and weight limits and trucks legally operating in excess of federal limits;
  • Estimates changes in freight movements by the introduction of alternative truck configurations;
  • Estimates the potential impacts of alternative truck configurations;
  • Identifies all Federal rules and regulations impacted by potential changes in size and weight limits.

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