Though the Federal Reserve is expressing cautious optimism that the U.S. economy may be stabilizing, albeit at a weak level, many observers within trucking feel the recession hasn't yet reached a firm bottom
Efforts by the Agricultural Transportation Efficiency Coalition (AgTEC) have helped move ahead legislation to increase the allowable weight to 97,000 lbs for a single truck on the federal highway system
Economics, safety, and the impact on highway infrastructure and the environment are the battlefields in an intensifying legislative struggle to determine whether commercial truck weight limits should be raised to 97,000 lbs. or not. And those...
According to Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., two upcoming rules promulgated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will mandate changes to all 53-ft refrigerated and dry-van trailers domiciled in the Golden State over the next two years