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.
U.S. court denies injunction against plan to require all independent truckers to become employees of approved trucking companies.
The American Trucking Associations is seeking a summary judgment for its challenge of the Port of Los Angeles Concession Plan.
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