Category: Snow Laws & Legislation

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Automated Snow Removal Machines for Trucks and Trailers Help Improve Safety on Roadways and Dock Yards

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Removing snow from truck and trailer rooftops is critical to help keep roadways safe for all motorists during winter months. It will also limit exposure to tickets, fines, and license suspensions for drivers. There are several snow removal techniques to consider, but not all provide the same level of safety and efficiency as automated snow removal options.

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State Legislature

Scraper Systems congratulates Sen. Boscola, Lambert family on passage of “Christine’s Law”

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Scraper Systems™ by Rite-Hite® extends its congratulations to Pennsylvania State Senator Lisa Boscola and the family of Christine Lambert on the recent passage of Act 90 of 2022, (75 Pa. Code § 3721) better known as “Christine’s Law.”

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Trucks on Highway in Snow

Snow laws continue to expand as winter approaches.

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Snow laws vary widely by state and province, and they affect all drivers on the road, not just the drivers licensed in the state that has regulation. Whether your fleet is driving to, through, or from snowy areas, fleet managers and drivers need to know the laws in their geographical footprint to safely keep their trucks and buses on the road after a snowstorm. Keep abreast of legislation in the states and provinces covered by your incoming and outgoing vehicles to avoid delays and violations, and meet your customer demands.

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Five risks of ignoring rooftop snow removal for trucks and trailers.

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Fleet managers need to know the impact of a decision to ignore rooftop snow removal from their trucks, trailers, and buses. Leaving snow and ice intact on your vehicles can have profound and costly consequences. We’ve compiled a list of 5 risks fleet managers take when choosing not to remove rooftop snow from your truck, trailer, or bus fleet.

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