Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

APU financial incentives

Don’t endure another winter without idle-reduction equipment when there’s money to help you.

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The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.

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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.

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