In a recent Hill op-ed, AAR CEO Ed Hamberger urges federal appropriators to reject a proposal to increase truck sizes.

A recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation revealed that “many of the heaviest trucks pay considerably less than their highway cost responsibility.”

“Maintaining current federal truck weight and length limits comes back to basic math: if big trucks can’t cover their costs today, why would Congress willingly exacerbate the problem?” Hamberger says.

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