CARB offers free classes on California emissions compliance

By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing writer | 1/5/2015

The New Year brings additional emissions requirements for trucks operating in California. To address the state’s multiple emissions regulations, the California Air Resources Board is hosting multiple free classes to help truck owners and drivers comply, including a class that can be viewed remotely.

One course will be offered online by webinar.

According to a message emailed to CARB’s listserv and posted to the air quality agency’s website, CARB will host four different courses multiple times in January.

To address diesel particulate filter operation and maintenance, CARB will host Course 511.2. The course will be presented:

  • Jan. 27 in Bakersfield; and
  • Jan. 28 in Fresno.

For more information or to register for Course 511.2, click here.

CARB will host Course 514, Truck and Bus & Tractor-Trailer GHG Regulations Overview, Compliance and Reporting often in January. The course will be presented:

  • Jan. 7, 9-11 a.m., in Long Beach;
  • Jan. 8, 9-11 a.m., in Fontana;
  • Jan. 8, 1-4 p.m., (in Spanish) in Fontana;
  • Jan. 12, 9-noon, in Bakersfield;
  • Jan. 13, 9-noon, in Fresno;
  • Jan. 15, 9-11:30 a.m., by webinar;
  • Jan. 16, 9-noon, in Modesto;
  • Jan. 22, 9-noon, in Turlock; and
  • Jan. 22, 1-4 p.m., (in Spanish).

For more information or to register for Course 514, click here.

To help truck owners comply specifically with the Truck and Bus Regulation, CARB is hosting Course 521. The course will be presented:

  • Jan. 20, 9-noon in Santa Rosa;
  • Jan. 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Napa; and
  • Jan. 23, 9-11 a.m. in Lakeport.

For more information or to register for course 521, click here.

In addition to Course 521 itself, CARB says one-on-one assistance from CARB staff members may be scheduled by appointment.

For a one-stop event to address compliance with many of California’s truck emissions regulations, CARB will host Course 530 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Sacramento.

For more information or to register for Course 530, click here.

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