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Drayage Truck Rule

As of January 1, 2012, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Drayage Truck Regulation is in effect. The regulation impacts owners of drayage trucks. According to the regulation, all drayage trucks entering the Port must be registered in the CARB Drayage Truck Registry and meet specific air emissions standards. The Rule applies to all Class 7 and Class trucks that visit ports and railyards in California.

Background

In December 2007, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a regulation to reduce emissions from drayage trucks at California’s ports and intermodal rail yards. According to the regulation, all drayage trucks entering the Port must be registered in the CARB Drayage Truck Registry and meet specific air emissions standards. All non-exempt on-road class 7 and 8 diesel-fueled trucks not registered in the CARB drayage truck registry are subject to fines from CARB.

On Wednesday, November 9, 2011, the Office of Administrative Law approved amendments to the Drayage Truck Regulation. These amendments became effective immediately. The two key changes to the regulation are:

  1. Class 7 trucks are now Drayage Trucks with regulatory requirements.
    For More information visit: 2012 CARB Drayage Truck Regulation update 
  2. Dray off is now illegal.
    For more information visit: Dray-off Information Page 

Enforcement at the Port of Hueneme

The Port of Hueneme requires all CARB compliant trucks to be registered in the CARB Drayage Truck registry. All non-compliant truck moves be registered in the Port of Hueneme Non-Compliant Truck Reporting System (NCTRS) to gain entry into the Port.

All unregistered trucks attempting to enter the Port will be turned at the gate. Either a valid CARB sticker or printed CARB registration confirmation or a printed NCTRS One-Trip Gate Pass will be required to enter the Port of Hueneme.

Note – As required by the Drayage Truck Rule, the Port will notify CARB of all non-compliant truck moves at the Port of Hueneme. This includes trucks that register for a One-Trip Gate Pass in the Port’s Non-Compliant Truck Reporting System.

Register Your Truck

  • Trucks engine year 2007 OR newer are in compliance with the CARB regulation and should register here.
  • Trucks engine year 2006 OR OLDER are not in compliance with the CARB regulation and need to register each truck move in the Port of Hueneme Non-Compliant Truck Reporting System (NCTRS).
Register Here
  • CARB Exempt trucks should fill out and submit a truck exemption application to receive a CARB Exempt Sticker. The CARB Exempt sticker will help expedite terminal access. Click here for the CARB Exempt Sticker Application.

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