Did you know that research shows us that truck length and crash rate actually have an inverse relationship? It’s true. In a university analysis in Sweden, long units (double or triple trailers) had the lowest crash rates among all those examined, followed by medium, and then short-length trucks.
Twin 33s are currently allowed to operate on certain highways in 20 states and have traveled millions of miles safely. Since 2010 FedEx has logged over 1.5 million miles on the Florida Turnpike – one of the nation’s busiest highways – with ZERO accidents. Now is the time for Congress to introduce a new era of efficiency and safety to the market through use of extended twin trailers. For more information on the safe use of twin 33 trailers, click here.