$22,875 in Fines Paid by Dispatch Transportation, Inc.
DISPATCH TRANSPORTATION, INC. SETTLES FOR $22,875
In June 2009, Dispatch Transportation, Inc. (Dispatch) agreed to pay $22,875 in penalties; $17,156.25 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $2,859.37 to the Peralta Community College District, and $2,859.38 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Dispatch failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSI). To settle the case, Dispatch agreed to the $22,875 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs. During 2009, Dispatch worked with ARB to help educate the trucking community about California Air Regulations.