According to a write up in Land Line Magazine, the U.S. DOE is making progress in it’s fight to reduce truck idling…
“A new Tennessee law increases the incentive to get truck drivers to stop idling. Lawmakers in Missouri and New Hampshire are also pursuing the incentive.
“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 to increase the weight limits for trucks equipped with auxiliary power units up to an additional