CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 17, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Los Angeles, California) Controversy over double-trailer trucks examined; California's tests of double and triple trailer trucks for federal government examined. States currently permitting such "super trucks" illustrated on map. [California Trucking Association spokesperson Thomas SCHUMACHER - notes econs. involved in larger trucks.] Safety factors in double trucks noted. [S. California Auto Club spokesperson Peter PIRZADEH - explains safety concerns.] [SCHUMACHER - responds.] Focus of drivers' concerns explained. [Driver David CARRANZA - notes public fears double trucks.] Congress consideration of issue cited.
REPORTER: David Dow
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