truck idling

More states working on APU weight exemptions

On Jan. 23, Missouri and New Hampshire legislatures held hearings on bills that would allow the auxiliary power unit weight exemption permitted on trucks to be increased.

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West Virginia expected to extend idling limit

Bill extends the rule banning heavy truck idling more than 15 minutes an hour. The bill removes a sunset date of May 1 that was in the original rule.

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Oregon to start idling limits

Trucks that aren’t equipped with idle-reduction technology will be prohibited from idling more than five minutes an hour in public areas.

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Tenn. truck stop that received TSE grant shut down

TR Auto Truck Plaza on Interstate 40 in Dandridge was closed and seized by a bank.

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Shorepower seeks truck stops for electrification

Company wants truck stops with at least 75 parking spaces to participate in a national program to reduce idling.

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Oregon to restrict idling

Commercial vehicles are limited to five minutes of idling an hour on property open to the public, with exceptions.

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Anti-Idler

The Idle Guard 200, from Transportation Safety Technologies, automatically prevents unnecessary engine idling, the company says.

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Pennsylvania ends truck idling exemption

Trucks were exempt from the idling restriction under a 2008 state law.

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West Virginia bills focus on idling limits, tolls, CDL

The West Virginia Legislature is also considering a bill that would bring state commercial driver license laws into federal compliance.

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