Owners of model year 2003 and older reefer engines that met low-emission reefer standards will get an extra year to meet a future standard.
The agency has amended its Transport Refrigeration Unit Airborne Toxic Control Measure to allow 2003 engines to meet a less stringent standard.
California Air Resources Board will enforce the January compliance deadline, but will consider an option for meeting the standard.
An appeals court rejected a challenge by the American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association.
The California Air Resources Board issued about 100 citations during the first two weeks of enforcement.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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