Nothing tests a truck’s readiness for climate change like a hard, frigid blast of arctic air. That’s why winter preparation is an annual event for owner-operators. Basic preparation can pay big dividends by avoiding unnecessary downtime.
Owner-operators around the nation can voice their concerns with CARB regulations and newly proposed compliance alternatives via a Dec. 4 webcast meeting in Sacramento; further views in latest podcast.
This feature podcast follows the Monday, Nov. 25, installment on CARB's 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering. Call 530-408-6423, state your name and location, and give us your view on the state's emissions regs.
Volvo Trucks' latest Youtube hit -- Jean-Claude Van Damme balances in a split between two trucks moving in reverse; also, find the last five of the company's stunt vids, all showcasing some aspect of their European truck models.
In the first of two podcasts on CARB's 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering, Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA urged operators around the nation to get involved in the process, as potential new compliance options aren't yet set in stone.
California will delay enforcement of the next retrofit deadline for truckers who report certain efforts toward compliance by Jan. 31.
The Mack Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) rear loader introduced at the 2013 Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo.
How close are self-driving (autonomous) vehicles? Close enough for Congress to start preparing, said a representative from General Motors.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Intermodal Association of North America will demonstrate its paperless Driver Vehicle Examination Report Notification Service Nov. 18 at the Intermodal Expo next week in Houston, Texas.
LED headlamps offer distinct advantages over conventional (halogen) designs, including better visibility and longer life.
Good news for owner-operators and fleets in the Eastern U.S. who run to California only occasionally or can keep their in-state miles below the 5,000-7,500 range per year: The state's upping its low-use exemption mileage.
May I recommend to you an alternative to standard dynamometer testing? The 'Giraffe' offers better real-world simulation and allows better observation of tire alignment, tread pattern and wheel bearing losses.
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