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Stay Current on these Regulations and Fuel Standards

November 1, 2015

Stay Current on these Regulations and Fuel Standards

The trucking industry is constantly adjusting to and preparing for new regulations, and the coming years are no different. Two of the primary regulatory issues the trucking industry is monitoring are requirements to use speed limiters and electronic logging devices. The Department of Transportation is also considering altering regulations related to driver health.

Clean Diesel Challenges EPA, NHTSA Fuel Economy, GHG Emissions Standards

October 29, 2012

Clean Diesel Challenges EPA, NHTSA Fuel Economy, GHG Emissions Standards

Plant Oil Powered Diesel Fuel Systems Inc. recently filed two lawsuits challenging the EPA and Transportation Department's joint fuel economy greenhouse gas emissions standards for passenger vehicles and heavy trucks.

New Fuel Economy Standards Aim to Reduce Gasoline Consumption

September 10, 2012

New Fuel Economy Standards Aim to Reduce Gasoline Consumption

The DOT and the EPA issued new automobile fuel economy standards that reportedly will lower costs at the gas pump by $1.7 trillion and reduce U.S. oil consumption by 12 billion barrels by 2025.