March 2011 News Archive

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Due to trucking safety concerns, the Savannah, Georgia City Council recently passed a resolution calling for federal regulators to perform a study on the risks with hauling liquefied natural gas (LNG), Savannah Morning News reports.

In an effort to promote trucking safety and to keep motorists secure, operators are urging their fellow drivers to keep 200 feet back in case snow falls from the roof of their tractor-trailers, The News of Cumberland County reports.

In an effort to promote trucking safety, Networkfleet, recently introduced the availability of Posted Speed Reporting.

Oklahoma seeks to raise diesel tax

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Despite the increased fuel prices due to civil unrest in Libya, some state governments are exploring options in raising the diesel tax.

A study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute for the Department of Transportation shows that integrated vehicle-based safety systems for heavy trucks may help reduce certain vehicle accidents, Fleet Owner reports.

In an effort to better trucking safety as well as help motorists feel secure while driving on rural roads, a task force in the Finger Lakes region of New York seek to enforce strict regulations on state routes, Auburn Citizen reports.

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) recently announced that the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 2.9 percent in February.

National Truck Protection (NTP) recently inked a deal with Cascade Sierra Solutions (CSS) to help formulate ideas on reducing fuel consumption and harmful exhaust emissions for heavy-duty diesel trucks.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced a bridge oversight program that will help the agency closely monitor how states perform routine maintenance of their overpasses, Trucker News reports.

Trucking safety is a major concern for the freight hauling industry.

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