CARB Compliance on Trailers

Come January 1, 2013, 53-foot trailers from 2010 and older, along with most 53-foot refrigerated trailers, will need side skirts or boat tails when traveling in California to meet CARB requirements.

“The clock is ticking for compliance,” said Randy Rhondeau, air pollution specialist for California’s Air Resources Board (CARB). “Fleets and owner operators who travel into California must have aerodynamic devices, unless they registered with CARB on a phase-in option (which provides an alternate compliance schedule).

To learn more about CARB compliance, click here.