A number of reports have explored ways to improve transportation efficiency by increasing the length of less than truckload (LTL) twin trailers from 28 feet to 33 feet, while not increasing truck weight. This ConsumerGram reviews the empirical evidence of the proposal, and finds that increasing trailer length would not only significantly lower transportation costs, […]
President Obama’s State of the Union Address calls for improving our road and bridge infrastructure, as well reducing carbon emissions. Our latest op-ed shows that increasing LTL trailer length will improve road efficiency, use less diesel, save lives and reduce consumer prices — a big win without increasing costs to taxpayers. To read the piece, visit the Daily Caller.