Paccar announces recall of 1,100 vehicles

January 14, 2022 Off By [email protected]_84

Trucking information and briefs for Thursday, Jan. 13, 2021:

Kenworth, Peterbilt vans recalled for methane warning system concern

Paccar is recalling somewhere around 1,107 Kenworth and Peterbilt vans of a variety of models simply because the methane detection techniques in the vans won’t operate if the technique loses electricity., according to Nationwide Freeway Website traffic Security Administration files.

As a result, the driver could be unaware of a procedure malfunction or the existence of extreme methane stages, raising the possibility of harm or fire.

Vans provided in the recall are:

  • 2016-2022 Peterbilt 567 and 579
  • 2021-2022 Peterbilt 536
  • 2017-2021 Kenworth T880
  • 2016-2022 Kenworth T680
  • 2018-2020 Kenworth T440
  • 2020 Kenworth T270
  • 2021 Kenworth T280

To proper the challenge, dealers will re-wire the warning alarm for free. Proprietors can make contact with Peterbilt shopper service at 1-940-591-4220 with recall number 21PBN, and Kenworth consumer service at 1-425-828-5888 with remember quantity 21KWH. NHTSA’s remember amount is 21V-00N.

Florida seeks input on potential truck parking growth alongside I-4

The Florida Office of Transportation has planned two community meetings to go over probable truck parking web site options alongside the I-4 corridor.

The meetings are component of FDOT’s Truck and Freight Alternate Web page Analysis Venture Advancement and Ecosystem (PD&E) Study. The goal of the review is to evaluate, refine and endorse viable notion web-sites for truck and freight parking most likely in Osceola, Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties along the roughly 74.71-mile I-4 corridor, FDOT suggests.

The office adds that the evaluation will consist of public engagement, engineering analysis and environmental assessment as section of the total analysis standpoint. Preliminary Principle Layout will be performed for each advised viable preliminary strategy web-site in Osceola, Orange, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and may well contain further web pages for every county if feasible.

The very first of the two prepared conferences will be held Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m. Japanese with regards to I-4 in Seminole County. Those inclined to take part can do so virtually by registering in progress listed here by contacting into a pay attention-only line at 415-655-0052 and moving into the passcode 970-201-133 when prompted or in-particular person at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens – Safari Area in Sanford.

The next assembly is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern relating to I-4 in Orange County. Virtual registration is readily available right here. Attendees can also be a part of by calling a listen-only mobile phone line at 562-247-8422 and getting into the passcode 328-555-023 when prompted, or attending in-individual at the Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Orlando.

Further community meetings for possible truck parking web-sites alongside the I-4 corridor will be held in Osceola and Volusia counties in February, FDOT says.