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De Lima prods DOTr on Road Speed Limiter Act to improve road safety – Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin De Lima prods DOTr on Road Speed Limiter Act to improve road safetyManila BulletinThe law requires public utility vehicles, trucks, and select types of vehicles to install speed limiter devices to avoid accidents. It also imposes speed limits on national roads. De Lima said there was an “apparent delay” in the release and […]

Feds hold sleep apnea test for truckers – Supply Chain Dive

Feds hold sleep apnea test for truckersSupply Chain DiveBoth the The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have withdrawn an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to require the testing of commercial truck drivers and train engineers for … Read More… Feds hold sleep apnea test for truckers […]

ATA is telling member stories Spear says at In.Sight – Today's Trucking News

ATA is telling member stories Spear says at In.SightToday’s Trucking NewsIn the talk Spear spoke about the removal of the proposed speed-limiter regulation from the revised short-term agenda, calling the law as it was written abysmal, and citing the ATA’s continued efforts for the reconsideration of the regulation, which … and more » Read More… […]

Truck towing 15-tonne payload clocked at 119kph in 60 zone at Lapstone – Blue Mountains Gazette

Blue Mountains Gazette Truck towing 15-tonne payload clocked at 119kph in 60 zone at LapstoneBlue Mountains Gazette… patrol officers were conducting speed checks east bound on the Great Western Highway shortly after 9.30pm on August 13 when a Western Australian-registered prime mover was detected travelling “well above” the 60kph speed zone for trucks and buses. […]

HELI launches new heavy-duty electric forklift – ForkliftAction.com

HELI launches new heavy-duty electric forkliftForkliftAction.comRecently HELI has launched a new heavy-duty electric forklift into the market with a loading capacity of 10 tons. This new battery powered counterbalanced forklift truck ensures that companies with loading needs of up to 10 tons get an eco-friendly and … Read More… HELI launches new heavy-duty electric forklift […]

International Trucks, Safety, Innovation, Top Technicians and an Electric Truck – Diesel News (satire) (registration)

Diesel News (satire) (registration) International Trucks, Safety, Innovation, Top Technicians and an Electric TruckDiesel News (satire) (registration)Iveco has announced five more dealerships to oversee the sales, service and parts support for the reintroduced International truck range in Australia. The latest appointments include Black Truck Sales and Honeycombes Sales & Service in Queensland, … and more » […]

An Update On Trucking Regulations And Why You Need To Care – Digital Journal

An Update On Trucking Regulations And Why You Need To CareDigital JournalThis rule would require the installation of a speed-limiting device in all commercial trucks that would limit their speed to 60, 65 or 68 miles per hour. According to Trucks.com, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) opposes the speed limiter rule … and more » […]

PMAA: DOT Puts the Brakes on Speed Limiter Mandate for Heavy-Duty Trucks – Fuel Marketer News (press release) (registration) (blog)

Fuel Marketer News (press release) (registration) (blog) PMAA: DOT Puts the Brakes on Speed Limiter Mandate for Heavy-Duty TrucksFuel Marketer News (press release) (registration) (blog)The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) removed from active consideration a proposed rule that would have mandated installation of speed limiters in all heavy-duty trucks weighing over 26,000 pounds. The DOT’s […]

An Update On Trucking Regulations And Why You Need To Care – Justice News Flash

Justice News Flash An Update On Trucking Regulations And Why You Need To CareJustice News FlashThis rule would require the installation of a speed-limiting device in all commercial trucks that would limit their speed to 60, 65 or 68 miles per hour. According to Trucks.com, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) opposes the speed limiter rule […]

White House agenda loses speed-limiter law | Today's Trucking – Today's Trucking News

White House agenda loses speed-limiter law | Today’s TruckingToday’s Trucking NewsWASHINGTON, D.C. – Neither the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be looking to make …FMCSA Drops Sleep Apnea Proposal, Moves Speed Limiters To BackburnerGo By Truck News all 3 news articles » Read More… White House agenda loses […]

Trump DOT nixes sleep apnea rulemaking, bumps speed limiter … – Overdrive Magazine

Overdrive Magazine Trump DOT nixes sleep apnea rulemaking, bumps speed limiter …Overdrive MagazineCorrection: An earlier version of this story said FMCSA’s rulemaking regarding sleep apnea screening protocol was still in progress and proceeding. However …White House Cuts Speed Limiter Rule | Go By Truck Global NewsGo By Truck News all 4 news articles » Read More… […]

Trump DOT nixes sleep apnea rulemaking, bumps speed limiter mandate – Overdrive Magazine

Overdrive Magazine Trump DOT nixes sleep apnea rulemaking, bumps speed limiter mandateOverdrive MagazineThe rulemaking regarding sleep apnea screening for truck operators would establish protocol for which truck drivers would be required to be tested for obstructive sleep apnea during the medical certification process. The DOT did not indicate when it …Trump Administration Not Pursuing Speed […]

Speed limiter mandate stripped from Trump DOT agenda – Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal Speed limiter mandate stripped from Trump DOT agendaCommercial Carrier JournalHowever, the DOT still considers instituting sleep apnea screening protocol for truck operators and carrier employers as a near-term priority. In its latest biannual update to its regulatory calendar, the DOT has moved the speed limiter mandate, which … and more » Read […]

Truck Speed-Limiter Rule Stalls in Trump's Washington – Heavy Duty Trucking

Truck Speed-Limiter Rule Stalls in Trump’s WashingtonHeavy Duty TruckingThe revised “unified agenda,” published on July 20 by the Office of Management and Budget, reveals that a speed-limiter rule has fallen off the near-term agendas for both the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic … Read More… Truck Speed-Limiter Rule Stalls […]

'Monster' truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south west – Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire Times ‘Monster’ truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south westWiltshire TimesAmanda Stretton, motoring editor at Confused.com, said: “Some drivers’ frustration with lorries is understandable, but there are a number of precautions – such as lower speed limits and fitted speed-limiter devices – in place to ensure conditions are … and more » […]

'Monster' truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south … – Swindon Advertiser

Swindon Advertiser ‘Monster’ truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south …Swindon AdvertiserA ‘MONSTER’ lorry has been caught travelling at 76mph in the south west – despite a 56mph restriction law. and more » Read More… ‘Monster’ truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south … – Swindon Advertiser

'Monster' truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south west – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

‘Monster’ truck caught at 20mph over restricted speed limit in south westThe Wiltshire Gazette and HeraldAmanda Stretton, motoring editor at Confused.com, said: “Some drivers’ frustration with lorries is understandable, but there are a number of precautions – such as lower speed limits and fitted speed-limiter devices – in place to ensure conditions are … and […]

Speeding dumper kills 50-year-old man, residents block highway – Avenue Mail

Avenue Mail Speeding dumper kills 50-year-old man, residents block highwayAvenue Mail“I will call the motor vehicle inspector (MVI) for getting the dumper checked and would also get it verified whether the dumper was fitted with speed governor, which is mandatory for keeping the speed under limit,” said the officer-in-charge. A long … Read More… […]

Australia: Speed compliance for heavy vehicles – implications for businesses and on the road – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Australia: Speed compliance for heavy vehicles – implications for businesses and on the roadMondaq News Alerts (registration)For example, on 8 March 2017, officers from the NSW Joint Traffic Task Force, were conducting heavy vehicle enforcement on the Newell Highway, Brockelhurst where they found a truck to have a non-compliant speed limiter, allowing it to travel […]

Finemore fleet in Orange depot police inspection – Australasian Transport News

Australasian Transport News Finemore fleet in Orange depot police inspectionAustralasian Transport NewsIt follows an accident involving a company truck two weeks ago. “RMS and Police carried out inspections of the RFT fleet at our Orange Depot and on fleet passing through Mt Boyce and Marulan inspection stations,” Parry says. “This was a follow-up to … […]

Company involved in M1 truck crash inspected – Triple M

Triple M Company involved in M1 truck crash inspectedTriple MPolice have conducted a compliance inspection at a trucking company involved in a tanker crash near Gosford last month. About 6.15am, on Wednesday 28 June, a B-Double tanker carrying ethanol on route to Queensland, allegedly had its brakes fail before … Read More… Company involved in […]

Lucid Air Prototype Achieves 235 mph, Shattering Previous Recorded Speeds – New Kerala

New Kerala Lucid Air Prototype Achieves 235 mph, Shattering Previous Recorded SpeedsNew Kerala… first test exceeded expectations. The driver exited the banked oval at over 200 mph. The car then hit the speed limiter less than a quarter of the way down the straightaway, leaving plenty of space to slow down without the use of […]

Lucid Air hits new top-speed of 235 mph with Speed Car prototype [Video] – Teslarati

Teslarati Lucid Air hits new top-speed of 235 mph with Speed Car prototype [Video]TeslaratiThe car then hit the speed limiter less than a quarter of the way down the straightaway. Before the second test, … Once everybody arrived at the track, the rain had stopped and the track was drying rapidly with some help from […]

Federal Mandate for Truck Speed Limiters Continues to Stall – Legal Examiner

Legal Examiner Federal Mandate for Truck Speed Limiters Continues to StallLegal ExaminerConsider this with the fact that several states already have or are considering a relaxed speed limit of 80 mph and many agree that we’re resting a huge responsibility on the shoulders of individual truck drivers. All it takes is one bad decision based […]

Lucid Air Prototype Achieves 235 mph, Shattering Previous Recorded Speeds – PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release) Lucid Air Prototype Achieves 235 mph, Shattering Previous Recorded SpeedsPR Newswire (press release)The car then hit the speed limiter less than a quarter of the way down the straightaway, leaving plenty of space to slow down without the use of the parachute. Although the car performed wonderfully, Lucid also found opportunities […]

Hallomajra bus accident fallout: UT moves to enforce school bus policy – The Indian Express

The Indian Express Hallomajra bus accident fallout: UT moves to enforce school bus policyThe Indian ExpressHowever, the issue is being taken up seriously after a school bus rammed into a stationary truck and injured two children recently. Education secretary K K Jindal chaired a meeting Thursday to take up the issue of school buses but […]

Speed-limiting devices for tractor-trailers hit roadblock under Trump – New Haven Register

New Haven Register Speed-limiting devices for tractor-trailers hit roadblock under TrumpNew Haven RegisterYears of pleas from parents whose son was killed by a speeding tractor-trailer, buy-in from some truckers and the promise of fewer highway deaths convinced … and more » Read More… Speed-limiting devices for tractor-trailers hit roadblock under Trump – New Haven Register

Killer-truck fix hits roadblock in Trump's quest to cut rules – Reading Eagle

Killer-truck fix hits roadblock in Trump’s quest to cut rulesReading EagleBut the regulations also would create a wide array of additional costs for businesses and society, including required purchases of new equipment by companies or, as in the case of the speed limiter proposal, the financial impact of delays in delivering … Read More… […]

Fate of proposed speed limiter rule remains less than certain – Logistics Management

Fate of proposed speed limiter rule remains less than certainLogistics Management“The Trucking Alliance supports a federal regulation to require that all commercial trucks of the specifications proposed, whether engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce and whether new or old, be equipped with a truck speed limiter device … Read More… Fate of proposed speed […]

Truck Speeding Fix Among Safety Rules Halted by Trump Anti-Regulation Order – Insurance Journal

Insurance Journal Truck Speeding Fix Among Safety Rules Halted by Trump Anti-Regulation OrderInsurance JournalBut the regulations also would create a wide array of additional costs for businesses and society, including required purchases of new equipment by companies or, as in the case of the speed limiter proposal, the financial impact of delays in delivering … […]

Semi speed regulations hit roadblock in Trump's quest to cut rules – The Rock River Times

The Rock River Times Semi speed regulations hit roadblock in Trump’s quest to cut rulesThe Rock River TimesThe speed-limiting devices for trucks — already mandated in most developed nations — would save hundreds of lives, lower fuel use and provide as much as $6.5 billion in benefits per year, the department estimated. If a rule […]

Speed Limiter Regulation Held Up By Trump's Rule Cuts – Go By Truck News

Go By Truck News Speed Limiter Regulation Held Up By Trump’s Rule CutsGo By Truck NewsThe Department of Transportation has estimated that speed-limiting devices for trucks would save hundreds of lives, lower fuel use and provide as much as $6.5 billion in benefits per year. However the order has brought a halt to the regulatory […]

Trump executive order holding up semi truck safety rules – Autoblog (blog)

Autoblog (blog) Trump executive order holding up semi truck safety rulesAutoblog (blog)The news agency says that the Department of Transportation is unable to implement the regulation, which would limit trucks‘ speeds safety and fuel savings, because they would have to find at least two other rules to cut to save money. This is a result […]

Killer-Truck Fix Hits Roadblock in Trump's Quest to Cut Rules – Newsmax

Newsmax Killer-Truck Fix Hits Roadblock in Trump’s Quest to Cut RulesNewsmaxBut the regulations also would create a wide array of additional costs for businesses and society, including required purchases of new equipment by companies or, as in the case of the speed limiter proposal, the financial impact of delays in delivering … and more » […]



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