NewsFlash – al.com
The Alabama House has passed a bill that increases penalties for truckers or trucking companies that do not properly tie down large steel coils.
The House voted 99-0 to pass the bill that would fine a trucking company up to $10,000 for not properly tying coils on the backs of trucks. Drivers could be fined up to $5,000. Those violating the law would also face up to one year in jail.