Central Freight Lines, Inc. Case Settles for $25,500

This page last reviewed February 9, 2010

In September 2009, Central Freight lines, Inc. agreed to pay $25,500 in penalties; $19,375 to the California Air Pollution Control Fund, $3,187.50 to the Peralta Community College District, and $3,125.50 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations.  An investigation by the ARB showed that Central Freight lines, 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, Central Freight lines, Inc. agreed to the $25,500 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.