Pros & Cons: Speed Limiters

Provide increased safety or based on flawed logic?

Pro: Powering safety improvements

by Michael D. Spence, senior vice president of fleet services, CTP, Fleet Advantage

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) is proposing a new rule for heavy-duty truck operators that would set a maximum travel speed. The rule is expected to save more than $1 billion in fuel annually as well as improve safety efforts for drivers, trucks, and passengers across the country. The rule, proposed by DOT’s National Highway Traffic

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