DERA Heavy-Duty Truck Voucher Program
Applicants will be required to submit annual reports to the District for the life of the project. Annual reports will be provided by the District and mailed to applicants approximately one year from the date of the final sales invoice.
Remedies for project non-performance may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Recovery of all or a portion of the Program funds.
Other fiscal penalties on the truck owner based on the severity of non-performance.
Cancellation of the voucher.
Prohibiting the truck owner from participating in future District incentive programs.
Prohibiting a specific truck from participating in other District incentive programs.
The current (old) truck must:
Have a Combined Gross Weight (CGW) greater than 60,000 pounds as reported on the DMV registration.
Have a 2002 model year or older engine.
Have operated at least 30,000 miles per year for the past 24 months or consume at least 4,700 gallons of diesel per year for the past 24 months.
Be currently registered and have been registered (California base-plated or International Registration Plan) in the state of California for the past 24 months prior to the application submission date.
Operate at least fifty percent (50%) of the time within the District boundaries (page 12) for at least 24 months prior to the application submission date and at least seventy five percent (75%) of the time within the state of California.
Be in operating condition at the time of application submission.
Operating condition will be determined through an inspection process conducted by Certified Dealership staff or District staff prior to issuing a voucher. Trucks deemed non- operational during the inspection process will be deemed ineligible for the Program.
Not be currently subject to California Air Resources Board’s (ARB) public utility fleet, drayage, solid
waste collection or diesel cargo handling equipment rules.
Please visit ARB’s website at http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/truckstop/truckstop.htm more information about rules that may affect your truck.
Have a title free of any lien holders.
Title indicating ownership for the past 24 months?
The replacement truck must:
Be powered by a diesel or alternative fuel engine that is certified to the 2007 emissions standard of
g/bhp-hr NOx FEL and 0.01 g/bhp-hr PM or cleaner.
Eligibility Criteria and Application Guidelines Page 3 of 14 Approved July 3, 2008