LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro took the opportunity to speak from a “pulpit” at an annual convention of the Arkansas Trucking Association here to push what she called her “mandate” of safety and getting “bad actors” off the road.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called for first-ever mileage and emissions standards for big rig and work trucks Friday, seeking to limit pollution from the large vehicles that contribute a big share of it.
Whether he’s talking about CSA 2010, Hours of Service, Electronic On-Board Recorders or any of the other numerous issues in trucking, one can bet that Dave Osiecki knows what he’s talking about. And whenever he says “we” he speaks of his employer, the American Trucking Associations, where he is senior vice president.
WASHINGTON — Looking to a day when cars and trucks use far less gasoline or none at all, President Barack Obama plans to order the government to prepare fuel efficiency standards for many years from now and renew its focus on electric-powered vehicles, including for the first time extending a national fuel-efficiency program to big rigs and work trucks, beginning in 2014.
HAMPDEN, Maine — H.O. Bouchard Inc., a logging and trucking contractor based in recently took to the road to compare the advantages of allowing properly equipped heavier trucks on the Maine interstate system as compared with driving on state roads.