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  • Ontario to crack down on emissions system tampering

    July 31, 2019 11:06AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Truckers who have tampered with their emissions system could have their plates seized in Ontario, no matter where their truck is domiciled. That’s due to changes made by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP), which

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    OTA encouraged by potential emissions tampering crackdown

    October 1, 2018 3:12PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is welcoming government consultations on anti-tampering enforcement and environmental incentives. The province of Ontario recently announced a consultation process to redesign a heavy truck emissions control program, which will include stronger roadside

  • CTA looks for similar oversight in Canada as in US to reduce emission control tampering

    November 30, 2016 11:30AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has called on the federal government to broaden its oversight powers under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to prevent tampering of mandatory emissions control devices in heavy trucks. Pointing to oversight

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    June 24, 2014 7:26AM by James Menzies

    The new NSC11B periodic motor vehicle inspection (PMVI) standard set to go into effect in January 2015 will require inspectors to document the presence of an emissions system malfunction indicator light. What’s more, they’ll also be required to fail trucks

  • New PMVI standard will sideline trucks showing signs of emissions tampering

    June 18, 2014 9:47PM by James Menzies

    CONCORD, Ont. — The new NSC11B periodic motor vehicle inspection (PMVI) standard, to be introduced by Ontario in 2015, will see trucks showing evidence of emissions system tampering failed. The Ontario Trucking Association’s Rolf VanderZwaag made the announcement during a