CARB to hold free courses on diesel rule compliance

By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing writer | Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Professional truck drivers and truck owners have been invited to attend upcoming courses on how to comply with CARB’s diesel emission rules.
 
“These courses will help vehicle owners, operators, fleet managers, brokers, dealers and maintenance personnel understand requirements and technologies to comply with California’s diesel and Large Spark Ignition regulations,” CARB said in an announcement posted online.
 
Courses for on-road diesel big rigs include Course No. 511, Controlling Diesel Emissions: Devices and Filters, which will discuss diesel particulate matter, NOx production and control strategies, and DPF theory and regeneration.
 
Course No. 511 will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in San Luis Obispo, Calif.; and from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in San Diego. For more information or to register for Course No. 511, click here.
 
CARB also is offering Course No. 511.2, Overview of Diesel Emission Control Strategies. The course will examine diesel emissions, diesel emissions control technology, DPF construction and application, and maintenance necessary for successful DPF operation. Course No. 511.2 will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. May 13 in Lompoc, Calif. For more information or to register for the course, click here.
 
To educate for compliance with CARB’s Truck and Bus Regulation, the air quality agency is presenting Course No. 521. The course will focus on proper truck reporting and recently proposed changed to the regulation. Course No. 521 will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. April 10 in Davis, Calif.; from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 14 in Sacramento; from 9 to 11 a.m. April 15 online in Webinar form; and from 5 to 7 p.m. April 16 online in a Webinar. The course also will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 19 in San Luis Obispo, Calif., and from both 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. May 22 in Van Nuys, Calif.
 
For more information or to register for Course No. 521, click here.

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