Former trucking exec says Congress is ‘coddling’ industry

It is obvious that the trucking industry plays an important role in America’s economy, but are profits being valued over safety? At least one former trucking industry executive thinks so.

In a recent opinion piece for The New York Times, the former executive at American Trucking Associations said that until Congress “stops coddling” the trucking industry, fatal accidents involving large trucks will continue to surge.

The former trucking exec gave four big examples of how Congress, in recent months, has valued the wishes of the trucking industry over public safety, including:

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