$15,750 in Fines Paid by Silver State Trailways
SILVER STATE TRAILWAYS SETTLES FOR $15,750
In May 2009, Silver State Trailways agreed to pay $15,750 in penalties; $11,812.50 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $1,968.75 to the Peralta Community College District, and $1,968.75 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Silver State Trailways failed to properly self-inspect their diesel vehicles to assure the vehicles met state smoke emission standards. ARB documented violations as they related to the Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSI). To settle the case, Silver State Trailways agreed to the $15,750 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.