To protect public safety and preserve infrastructure, Pa. should not allow heavier trucks on its highways | Opinion
As the Pennsylvania Legislature and Congress debate heavier trucks, they should take a step back and consider the ramifications.
Infrastructure overhaul should focus more on safety, advocates say
Even though the pandemic kept people off the roads in 2020, traffic fatalities rose by nearly 5 percent. And the number of pedestrians killed by drivers increased by about 44 percent between 2010 and 2019.