Fed to Require Speed Limiters on Trucks

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) is about to mandate the use of speed limiters – also known as Electronic Control Modules (ECM) – on certain trucks traveling U.S. highways. The department’s March 2014 “Report of Significant Rulemaking” states that this new rule may become reality as soon as October of this year. This rule would apply to trucks weighing over 26,000 pounds and traveling on roads with a speed limit of at least 55 mph. Read more By Gary Wickert. http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2014/05/01/248279.htm