Deadly Trucks

Number 18724
Subject Transportation
Source News-Journal (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
State FL
Year 2001
Publication Date July 15-16
Summary The News-Journal investigates increasing truck fatalities in Florida. The investigation found that average truck weights are increasing, Florida's weight limits are some of the most lenient in the country and the Florida Trucking Association gave $163,200 to legislative candidates between 1996 and 2000, lobbying vigorously against strengthening weight and safety laws.
Pages 15
Keywords trucks;accidents;CAR
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