Today's Trucking

E-smart offers a smarter speed limiter

May 3, 2018 by John Smith

Transtex has unveiled a new generation of speed limiter with E-smart, a GPS-based device that sets maximum speeds based on vehicle locations. Available for Class 4-8 trucks, the system pulls information about posted speeds from the company’s server, or data […]


White House agenda loses speed limiter law

July 27, 2017 by elizabeth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Neither the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be looking to make speed-limiters mandatory in the U.S. in the near future.


U.S. moves closer to speed limiters

December 28, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

Speed limiters are the law in Ontario and Quebec, and the U.S. is now looking at using the technology to set top speeds anywhere from 95 to 110 kilometers per hour.


U.S. adds 30 days to speed limiter comment period

November 1, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WASHINGTON, DC – A 30-day extension has been added to the U.S. public comment period pertaining to a national speed limiter proposal for trucks.


Speed Limiter Battle Heating Up in U.S.

April 29, 2015 by sehui

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A battle that has pitted fleets, truck drivers, associations and governments against one another over the issue of speed limiters on trucks in Canada is heating up south of the border in anticipation of new regulations. The National Motorists Association (NMA) and Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association (OOIDA) on Tuesday issued a joint statement questioning claims made by the fleet-backed group the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and it urging U.S. regulators that all trucks need speed limiters programmed to 65 mph.



August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Why take the engine’s default settings when you can have it your way?