$3,000 in Fines Paid by Trans Xpress, Inc.
TRANS XPRESS, INC. SETTLES FOR $3,000
In April 2009, Trans Xpress, Inc. (Trans Xpress) agreed to pay $3,000 in penalties; $2,250 to the California Air Pollution Fund, $375 to the Peralta Community College District, and $375 to the California Pollution Control Financing Authority for violating air quality regulations. An investigation by the ARB showed that Trans Xpress 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, Trans Xrpress agreed to the $3,000 penalty and to comply with the PSI and other ARB programs.