Transport: Wide Trucks

Because most States have different laws restricting truck sizes, interstate truckers are as hampered as railroads would be if each State required different gauge tracks. Last week in Columbia, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decided that South Carolina's limitations (example: goin, width, though most States allow 96-in.) were an "unreasonable burden" upon truck commerce insofar as hard-surfaced main roads were concerned, granted truckers a permanent injunction against them.


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