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Two items that are notably absent from the Senate’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are funding for additional safe truck parking across the nation and an increase in minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers

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Women of Trucking Advisory Board
And as part of a section that aims to encourage more women to become truckers, which starts on page 879, the bill would also create a "Women of Trucking Advisory Board."

Sprawling bill would require cars to sense if drivers are drunk, mandate report on improving study of driving under the influence of marijuana

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The bill would also spend tens of billions on subsidizing electric vehicles and charging stations, electric buses, electric ferry boats, “green” energy production, mandating reports on “climate change,” and even half a billion dollars to try to cool down pavement in cities.