RSI notes the “size and weight increases will be tied to a fee increase; it is expected to be a $0.20 per gallon increase in the truck diesel tax. The bill is then expected to be on the House Floor for a vote as early as the week of February 13th.
RSI stresses, “This is a very serious threat. Please help our Capitol Hill outreach efforts by calling your local Congressmen and Senators urging them to oppose any bill or amendments that allows for an increase in truck size and weight regulations. AAR and CABT have also alerted their grass tops and are making plans to utilize the media, so this is an industry wide collaboration