TORONTO, Ont. — Clean air comes at a cost, and it involves the emissions-related changes to exhaust systems and engines, sometimes introducing added maintenance costs and reduced fuel economy in the process.
That’s led to one of the trucking industry’s worst-kept dirty secrets. Many truck owners are reprogramming electronic control modules to bypass SCR (selective catalytic reduction) systems, which reduce unwanted NOx by introducing diesel exhaust fluid to the combustion process.
TORONTO — The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators was hoping to solicit feedback on a potential electronic on-board recorder (EOBR) mandate and Canada’s leading carrier group responded.
OTTAWA — For several years a group of trucking industry representatives has been researching driver fatigue and possible ways to manage it within the confines of day-to-day operation.