The new engines will deliver up to a 2 percent fuel economy improvement over comparable engines being produced today.
Applicants for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials will pay slightly less starting March 19.
Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.
Report claims agency underestimated emission compliance costs for new trucks by a factor of two to five for model years 2004-2010.
The driver shortage resulted from a “cyclical drag,” which is the industry’s inability to recruit and employ drivers fast enough, and a “regulatory drag” brought on by new government rules.
Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.
A Minnesota trucking company operator faces 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding owner-operators out of back pay.
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