$5,625 in Fines Paid by Dalton Trucking, Inc.
DALTON TRUCKING, INC. SETTLES FOR $5,625
In March 2009, Dalton Trucking, Inc. agreed to pay $5,625 in penalties; $4,218.75 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $703.13 to the Peralta Community College District, and $703.12 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Dalton Trucking, Inc. 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, Dalton Trucking, Inc. agreed to the $5,625 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.