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Slate's Hey Wait a Minute: SUV Weight Lawbreakers

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Slate's Hey Wait a Minute: SUV Weight Lawbreakers

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Slate's Hey Wait a Minute: SUV Weight Lawbreakers

Slate's Hey Wait a Minute: SUV Weight Lawbreakers

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Slate senior editor Andy Bowers talks with NPR's Noah Adams about existing California laws that restrict vehicles over 6,000 pounds from driving on some local roads. Bowers found that in Southern California, SUVs that exceed that weight restriction systematically break those laws — but owners of some of the largest SUVs don't seem to realize it.

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