The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has issued a firm rebuke after a recent request by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to require speed limiters on semi trucks.
The ATA, in partnership with safety group Road Safe America, sent a letter to new U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg calling for transportation officials to enact a rule requiring speed limiter devices on all vehicles weighing more than 26,000 pounds. The ATA also suggested mandated speed limits of 60 m.p.h., 65 m.p.h. or 68 m.p.h. for vehicles with speed limiters. Continue reading at CDL Life.