California Air Resources Board

Trailer skirts

Laydon’s Hybrid trailer skirt and seven-panel Classic trailer skirt comply with EPA and California Air Resources Board requirements for aero devices.

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Staring down coming CARB regs

A great story in the California-based Porterville Record highlighted the difficulties being faced by a particluar 5-truck fleet in Ducor, Calif., Andromeda Transport, owned by Dave Schwartz. Schwartz (pictured, right, with his mechanic), as he told reporter Sarah de Crescenzo, considers himself a "modern-day environmentalist" in his commitment to keeping his older trucks in tip-top operating condition, thus enhancing their longevity, of course, and keeping them out of landfills and hard at work doing what they ...

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IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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EPA approves Bridgestone tires

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions’ Bridgestone-brand R260F and R250F commercial tires are approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency SmartWaySM-certified equipment.

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California fines for diesel emission violations

The state's Air Resources Board has penalized three state trucking companies a total of $43,000 for diesel truck violations.

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California fining for reefer violations under new rule

The California Air Resources Board issued about 100 citations during the first two weeks of enforcement.

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CARB starts hybrid truck funding program

The agency launched a $20 million funding assistance program designed to spur the purchase of hybrid trucks.

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Oil, trucking groups file California fuel suit

The American Trucking Associations on Feb. 2 joined petroleum refiners and other end-users in a legal challenge to California’s recently enacted low-carbon fuel standard. The regulation adopted by the California Air Resources Board requires annual reductions in the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel over the next 10 years. The LCFS regulation falls directly upon fuel providers (refiners, importers and blenders of fuel), but is likely to impact end-users because of associated fuel price increases. ATA says ...

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Oil, trucking groups file California fuel suit

The regulation requires annual reductions in the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel over the next 10 years.

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Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

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