Can CARB make out-of-state reefer owners upgrade equipment?

Tony Ahlers Ahlers, a 33-year-old owner operator and OOIDA member from Laurens, IA, was caught in February at a Bakersfield scale house while running a 2001 model year engine reefer. Yes, the air quality agency would accept his $1,000 fine. However, CARB stated, Ahlers also would be required to upgrade the reefer and prove he had upgraded it.

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