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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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