California wants to do away with all diesel vehicles in 20 years

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by SteveScott, Mar 8, 2019.

  1. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    The government is perfectly okay with any type of “dirty” business, as long as it is THEY who are running it and not anyone in the private sector.
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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

    Mar 5, 2016
    White County, Arkansas
    I guess we can clean up the place for sale and stick a fork in California within 20 years. I don't expect to be around then. HA....
  4. Old Man

    Old Man Road Train Member

    Apr 3, 2009
    Oklahoma City, OK
    They are so concerned about Co2 emissions they should ban beer, soda pop and bubbly wine.
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  5. bzinger

    bzinger Road Train Member

    Dec 10, 2014
    omaha , ne
    I'm toying with saying to heck with cali and the pain of produce back out ..
    The pain is out weighing the gain .
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  6. REO6205

    REO6205 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Feb 15, 2014
    Maybe it's time to give California back to the original owners.

    This is a good start......

    'We're Coming Home'
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  7. Moosetek13

    Moosetek13 Road Train Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    Burnsville, MN
    Enough with all the nay saying about CA.
    They have been the pioneer in everything modern. Always looking forward to the next brighter future for mankind.
    I was born and raised there, right in the hub of it. The Bay Area. Palo Alto, CA.
    CA was the first with the 55MPH speed limit, NOX emissions standards, sanctuary state status perhaps, and what else that is so good?
    Well, there is always Microsoft and Bill.

    Why can't you all see that a head in the backside, up as far as it can go, is not he best thing for everyone?!
  8. Movingismylifeilovemoving

    Movingismylifeilovemoving Light Load Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    No one knows what the world will look like in 20 years. It would be great if it was possible for that to be the case.

    The way technology is moving I would say it's very possible.
  9. fss99701

    fss99701 Medium Load Member

    Feb 14, 2019
    none of your business
    California what can you say?
    They pushed real hard for diesel trucks to have to run DEF fluid because it was such a good idea, until they realized it's hurting their crops. Lol
    I heard places in California were talking about wanting to succeed from the Union.
    Now that a lot of the newer diesel vehicles are cleaner running then gasoline vehicles they want to ban diesels. Lmfao
    What an absolute S hole. I'm so glad I don't have to run through the armpit of northern Mexico anymore.
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  10. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

    Dec 9, 2017
    55 mph speed limit, just a pain in the ###. Low NOX emissions, nothing but a pain in the ###. Sanctuary state, also known as aiding and abetting criminals. Hitting yourself in the head with a bat is no better than your head up your ###.
  11. Tombstone69

    Tombstone69 Road Train Member

    Dec 20, 2018
    Jersey shore
    My thoughts exactly, just because they're large, they think they can bully the rest of the country into thinking like they do. The fact of the matter is, diesels burn more effeciently than any gasoline burning 4 wheeler, maybe they should do away with them. I'm also sure when they start seeing a drop in freight deliveries they'll change they're "forward" thinking minds.
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