Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach Approve New Truck Clean Air Standards

Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach Approve New Truck Clean Air Standards

7/16/18 — Transport Topics

Officials with the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., have approved measures that are designed to reduce air pollution from new trucks just entering drayage service, specifically those that go in and out of the marine terminals.

Beginning Oct. 1, new trucks not currently registered in the Ports Drayage Truck Registry (PDTR) must be from the 2014 model year or newer. This additional requirement does not apply to trucks that are already registered in PDTR and are current on their annual registration dues.

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