heavy metal coils http://apr.org en Feds Strike Down Ala. Law On Hauling Metal Coils http://apr.org/post/feds-strike-down-ala-law-hauling-metal-coils <p></p><p></p><p>A federal agency has struck down an Alabama law aimed at preventing heavy metal coils from falling off trucks and causing wrecks.</p><p>The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration found the Alabama law placed "an unreasonable burden on interstate commerce." Passed by state lawmakers in 2009, the law required trucker drivers hauling metal coils on routes that either began or ended in Alabama to be certified in load securement techniques.</p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 05:27:03 +0000 The Associated Press 28066 at http://apr.org Feds Strike Down Ala. Law On Hauling Metal Coils