Petition to oppose FMCSA speed limiter mandate

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  1. bryan21384

    bryan21384 Road Train Member

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    Im not opposed to speed limiters. A semi is a massive weapon. True enough, I'm a career company driver, as I am used to running 65, but I'm trying to figure out why it's necessary for a truck to travel faster than 70, especially when heavily loaded.
     
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  3. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    What do you mean by that?
    I've started 2 threads and have several posts trying to wake drivers up and get them to fight this thing. It is rare for the FMCSA to reverse course once they have published notice to make a new rule and it is going to take a huge effort to get them to stop what they have started. With the ATA, the safety nazis and Teamsters backing the FMCSA we better get a lot of comments made on the FMCSA site,
     
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  4. TallJoe

    TallJoe Road Train Member

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    But...how do you really fight it, without real capital and lobbying?

    Petitions and comments?
    I remember ELDs, I wrote to my senator and left comments at FMCSA too, but to what avail?
    I have no problems to sign this or that, make noise around that but somehow I feel that this is already a done deal...
    Was there ever something similar that they had their mind set on and signing these petitions, calling senators changed anything?
     
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  5. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

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    I'm late with the popcorn but I brought enough for everyone:spam1::spam1::spam1: and this stuff.

    No speed limiters
     
  6. Cat sdp

    Cat sdp . .

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    yes, and mandatory vaccinations…..
     
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  7. Bret1984

    Bret1984 Light Load Member

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    I included that
     
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    Cat sdp . .

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    Those links don’t work …. Anyone know how to leave a comment without downloading from 3 different sites….?
     
  9. Bret1984

    Bret1984 Light Load Member

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    Unfortunately it's all we have.
     
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    Bret1984 Light Load Member

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    This one worked for me to leave a comment Regulations.gov
     
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    I’ve had a spare switch wired into the ground for the data port for years . So your lap top will show power but can’t communicate with ecm unless I have switch on…….
     
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