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Illinois State Police arrested a truck driver on drug trafficking charges after finding a large amount of suspected cocaine/fentanyl during a routine roadside CMV inspection.
A trucking company in Illinois used earpieces to help CDL test takers cheat in exchange for money, new court documents reveal.  Mykola Datkun, the owner of Maximum Services Inc. in Island Lake, Illinois appeared in a Chicago...

Big rigs with older engines will be denied registration in California by the year 2020

The California Air Resources Board recently announced that by the year 2020 trucks will need to meet health-based requirements in order to obtain Department...

California Passes 20 Cent Diesel Tax Hike

Last night California lawmakers approved a bill to increase gas and diesel fuel taxes to generate $5 billion per year for infrastructure. The bill proposed...

California Offers Truckers A Tempting Prize In Exchange For Diesel Tax Hike

California lawmakers are trying very hard to pass legislation that would increase gas and diesel fuel taxes -- so hard that they've offered truckers...

VIDEO: “We Investigate: Big Rig Fires”

Investigative reporters from NBC Bay Area take a hard look at the alarming link between truck fires and CARB-required diesel particulate filters.  

CARB Conducts Impromptu Inspection Spree

California Air Resources Board officers teamed up with the California Highway Patrol to conduct a surprise inspection spree on 18 wheelers in Santa Maria...

Wall Street Journal: CARB Is a “Scam”

A blistering op-ed From the Wall Street Journal called out CARB as a "scam" based on "phony science" that is targeting truckers. Trucking Company Faced...

EPA Doles Out Massive CARB Fine To Trucking Company

The EPA teamed up with CARB to fine Virginia based company $100,000 for operating 73 trucks in California without diesel particulate filters in its...

CARB Officers Spring Surprise 7 Hour Inspection Operation On Truckers

Enforcement agents with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) caused trouble for some truckers when they performed surprise inspections on trucks as they crossed the San Joaquin River on Highway 4 yesterday.

CARB Blamed For Dangerous Diesel Filters Causing 31 Truck Fires

A California group is suing the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for refusing to investigate a deficient diesel particulate filter (DPF) that they say caused 31 truck fires.

California Carrier Slapped With ‘Landmark’ CARB Fine

A California carrier has been fined half a million dollars for violating California's air quality regulations.

CARB Texas-Based Carrier $388,000 For Air Quality Violations

The California Air Resource Board yesterday announced that the agency has fined a Texas-based carrier Vallejo Citizens Transit Co., a subsidiary of MV Transportation, Inc, of Dallas, Texas, $387,750 for "serious air quality violations that occurred when it was under contract for bus services to the City of Vallejo."

California Fuel Costs To Rise In January Due to “Hidden Gas Tax”

Businesses and consumers in California are looking at what some are calling a "hidden gas tax" that could take effect in 2015.

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