Idling Guide Available
The American Transportation Research Institute recently published a free quick reference card that can be used to remain knowledgeable about idling restrictions in various states and cities. It can be quickly downloaded and kept in the cab for a quick reference. It is is available here.
Interestingly, among those on the Board of Directors of ATRI is Mike Card who recently represented ATA and testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit which was addressing fuel surcharges and other topics of concern to the trucking industry. Card is an officer of Combined Transport Inc., a family owned trucking business located in Oregon. Representative Peter De Fazio (D), Oregon who chaired the Subcommittee represents the 4th Congressional District which is home to Combined Transport Inc.