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“This legislation is very important to the dairy industry because it will allow safer, greener and more efficient hauling through the supply chain,” said Ruth Saunders, vice president for policy and legislative affairs at the International Dairy Foods Association.
Many of these heavier trucks now operate on five axles instead of the six axles SETA would require for enhanced safety.
Fifteen food industry associations wrote to committee members asking them to support the measure, H.R. 763, noting it would safely improve transportation efficiency, facilitate economic growth and bring much-needed improvements to the American food supply chain.