Do trucks really damage the roads?
A study done in the 1990s determined one 80,000 pound truck does as much damage to the road as 900 cars. Heavy trucks stress the pavement, and the freeze-thaw cycles we experience in the Chicagoland area cause the roads to crack further and create potholes.

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1. My street has “No Truck” signs on it. Why are trucks still driving on my street?
2. Do trucks really damage the roads?
3. Why do trucks use engine brakes and aren’t they illegal?
4. Are semi-truck drivers allowed to park their trucks on a residential street if they live there?
5. What can I do to safely share the road with large trucks?
6. Are big trucks allowed to drive on residential roads?
7. If I have a complaint about a truck, what should I do?
8. If my vehicle exceeds 10,000 pounds, do I need an overweight permit on local "No Truck" routes?