This last portion of this series details other of CARB's diesel equipment-focused emissions rules, interwoven with its primary truck and bus rule on powertrains.
Port officials say 98 percent of trucked container moves at the facility already are done by rigs with model year 2007 and newer engines.
Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.
The Mid-Atlantic Dray Truck Replacement Program will offer $15,000 to short-haul truckers to cover the down-payment on a new vehicle.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey expanded eligibility of drayage trucks that can be replaced to include trucks with engines 2003 or older.
ScRAPS started last November with the goal of taking at least 250 drayage trucks with pre-1994 engines off the road.
The $28 million program is designed to encourage owners of pre-1994 drayage trucks that regularly serve the port to buy newer vehicles.
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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