ARB adopts changes to California’s Truck and Bus Regulation; additional time for small fle
ARB adopts changes to California’s Truck and Bus Regulation; additional time for small fleets 26 April 2014 The California Air Resources Board adopted amendments to its Truck and Bus Regulation that will provide new flexible compliance options to owners of aging diesel fleets and recognize fleet owners that have made investments to comply, while also protecting air quality. Background. The Truck and Bus Regulation was adopted in 2008 to clean up harmful emissions from nearly all heavy-duty diesel trucks operating in California. The Regulation was amended in 2010 to provide economic relief to truckers affected by the recession, particularly small fleets, by delaying the first compliance requirements by one year and extending the time the truck could be operated before needing to be replaced. Approximately 1 million trucks operate annually on California highways. Roughly 625...