State and local idling laws

Discussion in 'Trucking Industry Regulations' started by CaptCaveman, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    While that is true, LEO's can still cite you for idling. Two different laws that don't have exceptions for each other built in.
     
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  3. snowwy

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    Don't some states allow idle to keep the dog cooled with ac?
     
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    Not a single state (last I looked) has any exemption for animals. Some have exemptions for using the truck for operational needs (pto), some don't even go that far.
     
  5. Ffx95

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    Wouldn’t that be a very loose form of entrapment then? “You’re citing me for idling but if I don’t idle you’re going to cite me for animal cruelty” seems like something a lawyer can argue up though I’m sure the idle ticket is cheaper.
     
  6. ZVar

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    Anything from "The idle laws are not new, you should have checked before coming here. You could have kenneled the animal, not brought the animal, installed an APU." There are a number of ways to not violate both laws. Just people would rather break the law than get a way to cool the truck without idling. (APU)
     
  7. abyliks

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    I’m from mass and I’ve never been bothered up here and all I’ve mainly driven is the north east, I have a bunk heater but I’ll idle for ac as I want, I’m not wasting money on a bag of #### l apu
     
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