Trucking companies consider suing Canadian province

| Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Some trucking companies in Quebec are considering suing the province’s Transport Ministry for effectively putting 135 bridges off-limits by increasing the weight restrictions.

Today’s Trucking reports that heavy haulers in particular claim the restrictions have paralyzed their businesses.

The restrictions were put in place after a bridge collapse in Laval killed five people and injured six in September 2006.

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