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CARB Clean Truck Check Compliance Begins January 1, 2024

Beginning on January 1, 2024, all heavy-duty vehicles operating in California will need proof of compliance with the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Clean Truck Check regulations to continue operating in the state. Vehicles must be registered in the Clean Truck Check database by December 31st, 2023, which is found here: https://cleantruckcheck.arb.ca.gov/ Clean Truck Check, […]

CHP Grants CTTA’s Request for 150 Air-Mile ELD Exemption for Intrastate Drivers

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is now allowing California’s intrastate drivers to utilize the federal 150 air-mile “short haul” exemption to avoid Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). CTTA, through its Towing Regulatory Oversight Council (T-ROC), has been advocating the CHP for the past several years to extend California’s current short-haul 100 air-mileage radius exception to 150 […]

Towers, Help Keep Our Roads Safe and Debris-free!

The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans are getting reports of collision debris being left on our freeways and roads.  Unfortunately, the debris that is left behind can cause secondary collisions that can result in property damage, injuries, or death.  The CHP has asked CTTA, as its partner in road safety, to help prevent this unnecessary […]


Sacramento, CA • January 8, 2020 After years of working closely with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) on the changes, the California Tow Truck Association (CTTA) is proud to report that revisions to California’s hours-of-service regulations for California tow truck operators have been finalized and will take effect on April 1, 2020. Given the unworkability […]

Recent CTTA Legislative & Regulatory Victories

CTTA’s legislative program is designed to protect and advance the interests of professional towing companies at the California State Capitol.  Thanks to the dedication of CTTA’s Towing Regulatory Oversight Council (T-ROC), with help from its legislative advocates Ellison Wilson Advocacy and other stakeholders including the Emergency Road Service Coalition of America (ERSCA), CTTA has proudly […]