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Study of the Regulatory Issues Affecting Truck Freight Movement in the Midwest
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  • Jong Dong, Iowa State University
  • Christopher Albrecht, Iowa State University
  • Patrick Michael Johnson, Iowa State University
  • Micah Keala Makaiwi, Iowa State University
Document Type
Report
Publication Date
12-1-2014
Disciplines
Abstract

Reprot Summary:

This project investigated regulatory issues that may affect or limit freight movement in Iowa and other Midwest states: Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Current state regulations for the following are reviewed and summarized:

- Vehicle dimensions

- Vehicle weights

- Speed limits

- Weight compliance enforcement

- Fees and taxes

- Driver qualifications

- Medical certification

- Hours of service

- Oversize-overweight permits

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The related, 51-page full report can be downloaded from http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/intrans_reports/

Sponsors
Iowa Department of Transportation, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010 Mid-America Transportation Center, 2200 Vine Street, PO Box 830851, Lincoln, NE 68583-085 U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), and Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590
Language
english
File Format
PDF
File Size
1 MB
Citation Information
Jong Dong, Christopher Albrecht, Patrick Michael Johnson and Micah Keala Makaiwi. "Study of the Regulatory Issues Affecting Truck Freight Movement in the Midwest" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jing_dong/19/