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Where Does the Continuing Debate on Heavier Loads Leave Intermodal Freight Transporters?

Posted on Tuesday June 23, 2015 by April U

As the debate for allowing heavier freight loads on interstate roads continues, it’s important to consider the arguments for, and against, heavier freight based on the perspectives of those affected. When it comes to intermodal container freight transport, could heavier … Continue reading

Infrastructure Challenges and the Impact of Overweight Freight

Posted on Wednesday November 26, 2014 by April U

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) sets the maximum gross vehicle weight (MGVW) at 80,000 pounds, while permits for overweight loads and specific bridge and highway corridor weight limits are under the purview of each state. States are also responsible for … Continue reading