truck idling

More states working on APU weight exemptions

| January 24, 2013

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.

West Virginia expected to extend idling limit

| March 13, 2012

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.

Oregon to start idling limits

| December 29, 2011

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

Tenn. truck stop that received TSE grant shut down

| October 28, 2011

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

Shorepower seeks truck stops for electrification

| August 03, 2011

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

Oregon to restrict idling

| June 28, 2011

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

Anti-Idler

| July 21, 2010

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

Pennsylvania ends truck idling exemption

| May 04, 2010

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

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