According to the L.A. Times, the California Air Resources Board is getting the most help in enforcing its powertrain emissions regs from, well, truckers themselves.
News of new grant funding available for truck DPF retrofits and truck replacements for California-based owner-operators shows limitations of California's grant programs.
Los Angeles port truckers picketed an area trucking company Aug. 27, while the previous week, Oakland port independents ended protests after leadership agreed to reach out on their behalf.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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