AMT Issues Statement on Secretary Buttigieg Confirmation

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the Americans for Modern Transportation’s (AMT) Executive Director, Randy Mullett, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation: “Congratulations on your historic confirmation as...

PRESS RELEASE: AMT Reaction To Truck Safety Hearing                                                                                                              

Ahead of today’s Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security hearing, “Continuing to Improve Truck Safety on our Nation’s Highways,” the Americans for Modern Transportation coalition released the following statement from spokesperson Melissa Manson.

PRESS RELEASE: New Study Finds Twin-33s Improve Highway Safety, Overall Efficiency, And Sustainability

Today, the Americans for Modern Transportation (AMT) coalition released a new study which finds that widespread adoption of Twin 33 foot trailers boosts safety and efficiency for American drivers, consumers, and businesses. Conducted by 35-year traffic safety researcher Dr. Ronald Knipling, the study finds safety is enhanced by increasing the stability of trailers on the road, reducing truck miles driven by 3.1 billion, and enabling better enforcement of standards for all trucks.