Pennsylvania ends truck idling exemption
Pennsylvania has stopped its idling exemption for trucks during federally mandated operator rest periods.
Before May 1, trucks were exempt from the idling restriction under a 2008 state law covering idling of diesel-powered motor vehicles, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a statement.
Meanwhile, the state legislature is meeting in a special session to discuss ways to make up a $470 million shortfall in transportation funding.
"There probably should be some minimum standards. But as long as the ...