CARB Regulations 2020

March 11th, 2020 by

By now, if your business is in California, your fleet of medium duty diesel trucks should meet the CARB (California Air Resources Board) regulations. As of January 1st, 2020, if you truck is between 14,001 to 26,000 lbs GVWR and 2004 and older, you may be out of compliance.

Lighter Vehicles (14,001 – 26,000 lbs GVWR)

Vehicle Model Year

DMV Begins Compliance Verification

2004 and older

January 1, 2020

2005 – 2007

January 1, 2021

2008 – 2010

January 1, 2023


To comply, you must replace your 2004 or older vehicle (2003 or older engine) based on the Truck & Bus Regulation schedule – OR – be using an allowable compliance option and reporting in the Truck Regulation Upload, Compliance and Reporting System.If you are currently out of compliance with the regulations, CARB can place a DMV registration hold on your truck. That’s not good!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call to go over all the options available to you at (562) 921-1411.

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