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Telematics Study Finds Waste In N.C. State Fleet

A telematics study analyzing a sampling of North Carolina's vehicle fleet showed many state vehicles aren't being regularly used and others suffer from excessive idling that reduces fuel efficiency.

Calif. Sheriff’s Idling Vehicles Wasted $1.25M in Fuel

The San Barbara County (Calif.) Sheriff’s Office’s fuel cost for idling patrol vehicles exceeded $1.25 million over the past six years, according to a Santa Barbara County (Calif.) Grand Jury report released this month.

Low-Voltage Air Conditioning

eCycle's air-conditioning module for police cars and municipal vehicles is a low-voltage, low-cost, ultra-efficient DC air-conditioning solution that produces up to 16,000 BTUs per hour.

Oakwood, Ga. Implements New Anti-Idling Policy

The City of Oakwood, Ga., has implemented a new anti-idling policy for its fleet vehicles and equipment. The policy prohibits idling for gasoline-, diesel-, and natural-gas-fueled vehicles.

Lexington County Plans Idling Reduction Policy

LEXINGTON, SC - A plan outlined August 24 to the Lexington County, S.C., Council would limit vehicle idling to 10 minutes for its fleet of 667 cars and trucks, with exceptions for emergencies and library bookmobiles.

Georgia Cities and Counties Benefit from Commute Option

ATLANTA - With various public sector employers facing financial challenges, government employers are implementing new strategies to save money. In Georgia, cities and counties are seeing benefits from alternative work arrangements, idling reduction, and a commute options program, according to the Atlanta-based Clean Air Campaign.