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Safety and Efficiency Effects of Replacing Transponders with License Plate Readers to Screen Trucks at Inspection or Weigh Stations Report to Congress

The Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, (P.L. 116-6) requested the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to submit certain reports included in House Report 115-750 accompanying House Bill 6072.  This includes submission of the report “Safety and Efficiency Effects of Replacing Transponders with License Plate Readers to Screen Trucks at Inspection or Weigh Stations: Report to Congress.”  House Report 115-750 accompanying House Bill 6072 requested the FMCSA to study the safety and efficiency effects of replacing existing electronic screening (e-screening) transponder systems with license plate readers at truck inspection or weigh stations and to submit a report containing study findings to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations.

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Last updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2020