EPA

R287A steer tire

R287A steer tire for regional and long-haul applications has U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified approval and is California Air Resources Board compliant.

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Toyo tire gets SmartWay approval

The Toyo M154 tire is now EPA SmartWay verified as a steer tire.

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CCJ editors win writing award

The winning article covered the two approaches engine makers are following to comply with 2010 standards.

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Trailer skirts

Laydon’s Hybrid trailer skirt and seven-panel Classic trailer skirt comply with EPA and California Air Resources Board requirements for aero devices.

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NY port starts truck replacement program

The $28 million program is designed to encourage owners of pre-1994 drayage trucks that regularly serve the port to buy newer vehicles.

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LogBook

IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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EPA approves Bridgestone tires

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions’ Bridgestone-brand R260F and R250F commercial tires are approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency SmartWaySM-certified equipment.

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FTR: Class 8 truck demand stays weak

The firm forecast only marginal gains for Class 8 truck demand for 2010, even as demand for truck freight appears to be improving.

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EPA revises SCR guidance

The original guidance required engine performance to be degraded after a truck travels 2,000 miles or 40 hours on an empty DEF tank

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EPA proposes tighter standards for smog

The agency wants to replace the standards set by the Bush administration.

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