Safety Advocates Join ATA in Pushing for Speed Limiter Rule

Sep 21, 2022
Trucking Safety


Welcome to the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr., your trusted source for expert legal advice and assistance in the field of transportation law and government regulations. In this article, we will delve into the latest updates regarding safety advocates joining the American Trucking Association (ATA) in their efforts to advocate for the implementation of a speed limiter rule.

The Importance of Speed Limiters

Speed limiters, also known as speed governors, are devices that restrict vehicles from exceeding a predetermined speed. They have been proven effective in promoting road safety by minimizing the risk of accidents caused by excessive speeding. The ATA, a leading industry association, has long been an advocate for mandatory speed limiters in commercial trucks.

Why Safety Advocates are Joining ATA

Safety advocates from various organizations have recognized the importance of speed limiters in reducing truck accidents and improving overall road safety. By joining forces with the ATA, these advocates aim to amplify their voices and influence policymakers to implement regulations that require the installation of speed limiters in commercial trucks.

The Current Landscape

Currently, the use of speed limiters in commercial trucks is not mandated at the federal level. However, several states have enacted their own regulations requiring speed limiters in certain circumstances. This patchwork of regulations has led to inconsistencies and inefficiencies, highlighting the need for a federal rule to establish uniformity across the transportation industry.

The Benefits of a Speed Limiter Rule

Implementing a speed limiter rule has numerous benefits for both the trucking industry and society as a whole. Firstly, it would significantly reduce the number of accidents caused by speeding trucks, leading to fewer injuries and fatalities on our roads. Secondly, it would promote fair competition among trucking companies, as all vehicles would be subject to the same maximum speed limit.

The Role of our Law Firm

As a leading law firm specializing in transportation law, the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr. is at the forefront of advocating for the implementation of a speed limiter rule. Our team of experienced attorneys is well-versed in the complex regulations and legal frameworks governing the trucking industry. We provide comprehensive legal services to help clients navigate through the intricacies of transportation law and ensure compliance with government mandates.

Contact Us for Expert Legal Assistance

If you are a trucking company looking for expert legal guidance and support, contact the Law Office of Stanley E. Robison, Jr. today. Our team is dedicated to helping clients achieve their business objectives while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Trust us to be your reliable partner in navigating through the ever-changing landscape of transportation law.


With safety advocates joining forces with the ATA to push for a speed limiter rule, there is renewed hope for increased road safety and reduced accidents caused by speeding commercial trucks. By implementing a federal rule, we can establish a uniform standard across the industry, benefiting not only trucking companies but also society as a whole. Contact our law firm today for expert legal assistance in transportation law and government regulations.