California

Second-career long-haul: Martin and Carolina Hill

Martin Hill enjoyed enhanced personal freedoms and income when he brought his wife, Carolina, into his newly-minted owner-operator business at CRST Van Expedited.

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How are CARB rules affecting your business?

With 1996-2004 model-year engines current under DPF retrofit or upgrade requirements and 2005-06 engines coming under the fun in January, this poll looks at owner-operators' current California strategy.

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Retrofit-DPF sales to satisfy California regulations lag

The total number of verified DPFs sold by companies for diesels operating in California in the first half of 2013 was 3,508 and includes both passive and active DPFs.

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Obamacare insurance exchange premiums in N.Y., elsewhere

New York State's release of monthly premium rate information in its 2014 health insurance exchange showed a reduction for many versus current individually purchase health plans.

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CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

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Local kudos: Campo, Colo.

When a tornado warning was issued May 22 in Campo, Colo., this year, Karen and Tom Moore saw firsthand the hospitality of the town's local law enforcement officials.

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Owner-operators: How are CARB rules affecting your business?

With 1996-2004 model-year engines current under DPF retrofit or upgrade requirements and 2005-06 engines coming under the fun in January, this poll looks at owner-operators' current California strategy.

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Staring down CARB, learning from the best

Owner-operator Steve Bixler weighs in on four-wheeler education, and California-resident independents Tom and Karen Moore face a tough CARB choice.

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California regulations drive out owner-operators

Owner-operators are being driven out of business and the market value of used trucks has been hijacked by the ever-tightening emissions regulations in California, said a panel this week.

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The California challenge

Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.

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