Electrification was installed at truck stops in Tennessee, New York, Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania and Oregon.
Baker Truck Corral is first truck stop as part of the national STEP program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Cascade Sierra Solutions and ShorePower Technologies have combined on the Shorepower Truck Electrification Project.
More than 5,929 trucks and more than 1,100 trucking companies/truck owners are registered, according to the port.
IdleAIR provides electrification at 16 truck stops and plans to have the service at six additional locations.
Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.
Applications for grants worth up to $50,000 toward purchase of a newer truck are expected to open in October.
The program is open to independent owners and fleets operating heavy-duty trucks based or working in New England states.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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