Despite having more than a year’s worth of experience with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, fleets are still adjusting to life under a more intense regulatory microscope. And if there is one area that is taking the brunt of that focus, it’s vehicle maintenance. Under CSA’s seven BASICS…Details
LOUISVILLE, KY. Cummins Inc. revealed its medium- and heavy-duty engine lineup for next year—which it said will meet the federal 2014 GHG/MPG rules in January 2013 and deliver up to a 2% fuel-economy improvement over today’s engines—at a wide-ranging news conference held here last evening ahead of the Mid-America Trucking Show. Read The Full Article…Details
On March 29th, private investigators in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa and other Mid-Western states will head to Riverside, Missouri for the Professional Investigators’ MidAmerican Regional Conference.
A proposed ban on truck idling in North Bend, OR, was the subject of a public hearing last week. The ordinance proposes a five-minute idling limit for trucks with a gross vehicle weight more than 10,001 lbs., unless more time is needed to defrost windows. Violators would be fined $150 for a first offense and…Details
The Los Angeles Police Department details use of its current surveillance system to provide critical, real-time information during high-traffic events: March 13, 2012, 6:39 AM — As the second-largest metropolitan area in the United States, Los Angeles is home to four million residents and the mecca for most of the entertainment industry’s high-profile events. The…Details