Jack Goody's Towing Case Settles for $1,500
This page last reviewed August 10, 2010
In July 2010, Jack Goody’s Towing, agreed to pay $1,500 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $1,125 will go to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $375 will go to Peralta Community College District to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program. An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that Jack Goody’s Towing, failed to properly self-inspect their diesel trucks to assure the trucks met state smoke emission standards, and to properly affix emission control labels to the engines of their fleet vehicles. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP). To settle the case, Jack Goody’s Towing, agreed to the $1,500 penalty and to comply with the Emission Control Label, Periodic Smoke Inspection program and other ARB programs.