Land Line Magazine details the latest updates in State Anti-Idling legislation. “States were given the ability in 2005 to allow heavy-duty trucks to exceed the 80,000-pound maximum weight limit to encourage the use of idling-reduction equipment. “In recent years many states have adopted rules at their statehouses to increase the weight limits for trucks equipped… Continue reading States pursue anti-idling incentives…Shorepower-capable equipment can get a weight exemption.
“Every hour of idle time in a long-haul operation can decrease fuel efficiency by 1%,” the paper states. “Idle/PTO fuel consumption increases exponentially with engine speed.” “Details…include the following fuel consumption rates at idle: • 650 RPM = 0.5 gallons per hour • 1,000 RPM = 1 gallon per hour • 1,200 RPM = 1.5… Continue reading Fleet Equipment Magazine Recomends Shorepower for Idling Alternatives
Did your favorite site make the list?? Shorepower locations at Jubitz and Little America are in the top 5! “Several times over the last year, we’ve asked you to tell us about your favorite truck stop. Not surprisingly, the small mom and pop truck stops came out on top and the larger, chain stops landed… Continue reading CDL Life News Reveals Top 10 Truck Stops in the US