California regulations drive out owner-operators

| June 01, 2013

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.

The California challenge

| May 27, 2013

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.

Frustrated with California regs? So are these guys

| April 01, 2013

A few small trucking company owners took the opportunity last week to give California's Air Resources Board "an earful."

What’s your California strategy?

| March 07, 2013

More and more, owner-operators are choosing to hold on to high-performing older equipment and run routes that keep them far away from the Golden State rather than upgrade to meet CARB emissions requirements.

California group continues court battle over emissions regs

| January 23, 2013

The California Construction Trucking Association has appealed a December 2012 ruling that CCTA says was a non-decision in its nearly two-year-long case with CARB's truck regulations.

Running around Cali: Martin Jez’ 1988 Pete cabover

| January 19, 2013

California-based owner-operator Jez realized he'd need to upgrade his emissions system in the near term -- he delayed the need by, well, buying old.

California issues reefer compliance guide

| January 08, 2013

California's Air Resources Board has created a new webpage to offer drivers and fleets guidance on determining the compliance of refrigerated units.

New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

| November 30, 2012

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

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