Reducing the speed limits on San Francisco Bay Area highways from 65 to 55 is an idea being considered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the regional intra-governmental body tasked with helping the Bay Area comply with a state law requiring air pollution reductions of 15% by the year 2035.
The sluggish U.S. economy combined with tight capacity levels continues to make mergers, acquisitions, partnerships and other deal-making initiatives attractive within the trucking industry, according to recent research by global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). “Trucking is still a very fragmented industry; there are a lot of players out there. And the advantages of becoming a…Details
EasyTracGPS, Inc, a leading provider of GPS tracking and fleet management systems to businesses and consumers worldwide, is pleased to announce the redesign and debut of its website, www.easytracgps.com. CHICAGO, IL, May 7, 2012 – Since 2004, EasyTracGPS’ ComTrac™ Total Tracking Solution and award winning line of GPS tracking and fleet management systems have served…Details
Class 8 truck order rate dipped in April Net orders for Class 8 trucks fell in April, but it’s debatable whether that reflects poorly on the state of the ongoing recovery of the truck market. While one industry analyst interprets the data as meaning the truck build rate had hit a “soft patch” and another…Details
A week-long crackdown on polluting diesel trucks by the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as part of the agency’s statewide clean air initiative, resulted in the issuing of 206 tickets in check-point operations across New York.