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H.R.763 Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Highways and Transit

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  • 50% of users support H.R.763

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Coalition for Transportation Productivity

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    • International Paper

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    • American Soybean Association

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    • Hershey

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    • Kraft Foods

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    • American Trucking Associations

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    • Coalition Against Bigger Trucks

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    • Association of American Railroads

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    • Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • russklettke.com » The Pros and Cons of Heavier Trucks - March 23, 2012 by Russ - A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ...

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      As noted by Russ on March 23, 2012, "A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ..." (/url?q=http://russklettke.com/%3Fp%3D124&sa=U&ei=6OuMT8S5BoXy2QWRstScDA&ved=0CDcQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNG5rI3lOAKryb-TAyjjdS7UMSHx0w)
    • russklettke.com » The Pros and Cons of Heavier Trucks - March 23, 2012 by Russ - A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ...

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      As noted by Russ on March 23, 2012, "A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ..." (/url?q=http://russklettke.com/%3Fp%3D124&sa=U&ei=DouLT7D8HOStsQKfsu3ECQ&ved=0CDcQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNF1x1yl2U6q4UjDOwSlcIFunyeYOw)
    • russklettke.com » The Pros and Cons of Heavier Trucks - March 23, 2012 by Russ - A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ...

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      As noted by Russ on March 23, 2012, "A bill pending for the U.S. Congress, HR 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act, would essentially allow heavier (not larger) trucks to ply the streets and highways of America. It's an interesting and somewhat perplexing ..." (/url?q=http://russklettke.com/%3Fp%3D124&sa=U&ei=IkaKT_qiH6TE2gX90MTZCQ&ved=0CDcQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEROZSVak4l-Z3hCR_24RyObnjJBA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Partisans Weigh In On Revised Truck Load Limit Proposal - February 08, 2012 by McGraw Construction - Last year, Reps. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) introduced H.R. 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011, proposing that truck gross vehicle weight limits of 80,000 lb on most interstate highways with five axles be increased

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      As noted by McGraw Construction on February 08, 2012, "Last year, Reps. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) introduced H.R. 763, the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011, proposing that truck gross vehicle weight limits of 80,000 lb on most interstate highways with five axles be increased" (http://enr.construction.com/infrastructure/transportation/2012/0213-engineers-ask-how-do-we-optimize-the-roads-we-have-now.asp)
    • Statement by Coalition for Transportation Productivity in Response to Efforts to Thwart Truck Weight Efficiency Provisions in Highway Bill - February 02, 2012 by Yahoo Finance - The truck weight proposal contained in the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act is based on federal legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA), H.R. 763, S. 747. For more information, and to read supportive ...

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      As noted by Yahoo Finance on February 02, 2012, "The truck weight proposal contained in the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act is based on federal legislation known as the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA), H.R. 763, S. 747. For more information, and to read supportive ..." (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/statement-coalition-transportation-productivity-response-193400600.html)
    • CTP Applauds Progress of First Federal Truck Productivity Advancement in 30 Years - January 31, 2012 by Yahoo Finance - The bill was first introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Michael Michaud (D-ME) and Jean Schmidt (R-OH) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho ...

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      As noted by Yahoo Finance on January 31, 2012, "The bill was first introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Michael Michaud (D-ME) and Jean Schmidt (R-OH) as H.R. 763. Identical companion legislation, S. 747, was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho ..." (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ctp-applauds-progress-first-federal-201500611.html)
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