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February 2018, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks

The side-impact guard closes the gap ahead of Kenworth mixer truck’s rear tandem to keep people from falling under the chassis and being run over. Photo: Walker Blocker

By Tom Berg

Authorities believe side impact guards can protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists and Seattle's fleet has embraced the device.

Tags: Seattle, Underride Guard, Side Guards, Walker Blocker, Truck Side Guards

May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Seattle Mayor Challenges City Fleets to Cut Use of Petroleum-Based Fuels

CNG truck operated by CleanScapes in Seattle.

By Truckinginfo Staff

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has directed city departments to build on earlier "green fleet" efforts to cut the city's annual use of petroleum-based fuels by 1 million gallons by 2020, using electric and alternative fueled vehicles, biodiesel and more efficient use of vehicles.

Tags: Government Fleets, Natural Gas, Washington, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Seattle

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