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Trucks exceeding 80,000-pound limit make up 6 percent of tractor-trailers

Mar 17, 2019 at 02:49 PM CST

The heaviest trucks rolling down Michigan's roadways are the ones carrying the materials used to build the roads they're often blamed for breaking. And despite shouldering public scorn for pockmarked pavement surfaces, commercial trucks reaching Michigan's highest-in-the-nation truck weight limits of 164,000 pounds are few and far between.