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Federal appeals court rules against trucking industry in challenge to Pennsylvania toll roads

August 15, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal Tuesday of a lawsuit brought by various trucking industry organizations against the Pennsylvania Toll Commission.

The lawsuit, brought by the Independent Drivers Association and the National Motorist Association, among others, sought to challenge Pennsylvania’s high tolls under the Commerce Clause of the Constitution. The drivers cited data that toll costs have gone up more than 200 percent for travelers since 2009 when Act 44 was passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature.

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