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Why your pickup becomes less fuel efficient during the winter months

Why your pickup becomes less fuel efficient during the...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Feb 06, 2015

Have you noticed lately that you don’t get quite the miles on a tank of gas as you were a few months ...

VP Biden announces new steps to Build America Investment Initiative

VP Biden announces new steps to Build America...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 19, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, have ...

ARTBA to EPA: Ditches are not ‘waters of the United States’

ARTBA to EPA: Ditches are not ‘waters of the...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 27, 2014

The potential delays and increased costs that would result from extending federal authority to cover roadside ditches would divert resources ...

VIDEO: “Rollin’ Coal” drivers modify diesel pickups to blast people with plumes of black smoke in protest of emissions regulations

VIDEO: “Rollin’ Coal” drivers modify...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

A new trend among certain fed up drivers of diesel pickups is gaining quite a bit of attention across the ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

21 ways to protect highway crews from the sun

21 ways to protect highway crews from the sun

Posted by Patty Vaughan on May 23, 2014

As the highway construction season rolls on, the workload isn’t the only thing that increases. The amount of hours crews put ...

EPA opens applications for DERA grants, drastically cuts emissions reduction program to $9 million

EPA opens applications for DERA grants, drastically...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 02, 2014

Government fleets will have to make due with drastically reduced funding for diesel emissions reduction grants, as the Environmental Protection ...

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a scientific organization to a manipulable political tool

Earth Day is dead: the EPA’s fall from a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2014

I don't see why people feel compelled to celebrate Earth Day—which was yesterday if you were fortunate enough to avoid ...

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most revolutionary decade in the history of heavy equipment and truck technology

OEMs used ConExpo to preview what will be the most...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 24, 2014

As ConExpos go, the 2014 show was a welcome shot of enthusiasm for the construction industry. But it was a ...

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work trucks, praises Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks are set to receive a second round of standards that will tighten limits on fuel economy ...

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF retrofits, engine replacements until Jan. 15

EPA offering rebates for construction equipment DPF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a rebate program that will help construction equipment owners with the cost of reducing ...

Government shutdown slows transportation construction projects

Government shutdown slows transportation construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 08, 2013

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane met with Senate Environment and Public Works Committee ...

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