Southern California port Clean Truck Programs were discussed at a Congressional hearing as to whether trucking law should be changed.
The American Trucking Associations’ lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles completed oral arguments.
A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a May 5 hearing to assess programs at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.
Port has awarded Vision Industries Corp. a purchase order for a zero-emissions Class 8 hybrid-electric truck.
The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.
The $28 million program is designed to encourage owners of pre-1994 drayage trucks that regularly serve the port to buy newer vehicles.
The two sides will square off over driver classification aspects of the port’s drayage emissions-limiting program.
Governmental bodies often eye the construction industry for misclassification, but the trucking business also draws examination.
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