Total Transportation Services, Inc. Settlement
Total Transportation Services, Inc. Case Settles for $16,500
Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI) will pay $16,500.00 in penalties for violating air quality regulations: $12,375.00 will go to the Air Pollution Control Fund, which provides funding for projects and research to improve California's air quality; $4,125.00 will go to the Peralta Colleges Foundation to fund emission education classes conducted by participating California community colleges, under the California Council for Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) program. This settlement was reached in December, 2015.
An investigation by the Air Resources Board (ARB) showed that TTSI failed to keep records that it documented the compliance status of a fleet it hired, which was determined to be in violation of the Truck and Bus Regulation. TTSI also 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 (PSIP) and the Truck and Bus (TB) Regulation. To settle the case, TTSI agreed to the $16,500.00 penalty and to comply with PSIP, TB, and other ARB programs.