DERA Heavy-Duty Truck Voucher Program
Dealership must complete the appropriate pre-inspection form and take the required digital photos of the old truck prior to submitting the application to the District. All required photos must be legible and submitted in a digital format.
Any items that will be retained by the applicant, such as a dump body, should be indicated in the comment section of the inspection form.
The inspection form must be signed and dated by the representative from the dealership that performed the actual inspection of the truck.
Dealership must visually verify and certify the operational condition of the old truck. Non- operational trucks are not eligible to apply and must not be accepted by the dealership for program participation.
Prior to submitting the Claim for Payment Packet to the District, the dealership is required to complete the appropriate post-inspection forms and take digital photos of both the old truck upon delivery to the dealership and the replacement truck prior to delivery to the applicant. All required photos must be legible and submitted in a digital format.
The inspection forms must be signed and dated by the representative from the dealership that performed the actual inspection of the truck.
Dealership must visually verify and certify the operational condition of the old truck and ensure the old truck is in similar condition as found in the pre-inspection. The dealership must immediately notify the District if the old truck is found to be non-operational.
The dealer must notify the District if the condition of the old truck is deemed un- roadworthy or if parts that are required for standard operation of the truck are stripped from the truck.
Reimbursement of the voucher will be withheld until the dealer (or District) approves of the condition of the old truck.
Dealership must complete the application package and submit it to the District.
Incomplete application packages will be rejected and returned to the applicant.
The dealer will also be notified of the reasons for rejection.
Dealership must ensure the following:
The title for the replacement truck is registered to the applicant in California.
If the replacement truck is not registered in California, the voucher will be invalid and not be paid.
The replacement truck is registered with a declared Gross/Combined Gross Vehicle Weight rating greater than 60,000 pounds.
Any used replacement trucks have less than 300,000 miles of operation.
The old truck is delivered to the dealership prior to releasing the replacement truck.
Eligibility Criteria and Application Guidelines Page 6 of 14 Approved July 3, 2008