Canadian ELD mandate, U.S. deadline will have impact on industry
HOUSTON, Texas – Trimble executives identified Canada’s upcoming electronic logging device (ELD) mandate as the most influential factor altering the country’s trucking landscape going forward. Paired with Canada’s June 2021…
Could ELD data help solve shipper delays?
TORONTO, Ont. -- Canada’s long-awaited ELD rules finally in place and a June 2021 implementation deadline on the horizon, many believe that the data carriers will collect can improve the carrier-shipper relationship, especially when it comes to the loading and unloading times known as demurrage.
Canadian fleets face new accessibility rules
MONTREAL, Que. -- The Accessible Canada Act came into force on July 11 and applies to all federally regulated businesses, which is the case of the vast majority of Canadian fleets that do business outside their province. And the new law stipulates that their facilities now need to be accessible to people with disabilities.
EPA adds day cabs to SmartWay program
TORRANCE, Calif. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making some changes to its SmartWay program that offers information on verified fuel-efficient technologies. Day cabs are now eligible for the SmartWay designation, and research into fuel-efficient retreads will result in changes to how those products are classified.