OTA Dispatch Issue 2, 2022

24 Oregon Trucking Associations, Inc. Oregon Truck Dispatch advocated that there could be negative consequences to this regulation and was able to get an exemption for companies with five or fewer trucks. What to Know The two vehicle weight classifications categorized in HB 2007 include mediumduty with gross vehicle weight rating of 14,001–26,000 lbs. (such as certain box trucks, flatbed or service trucks) and heavy-duty with a gross vehicle weight rating of over 26,000 lbs. (such as tractortrailer trucks). Registration renewal and diesel vehicle exemption questions can be addressed by the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services (DMV) or Oregon Commerce THE LEGISLATION KNOWN as HB 2007, passed in 2019, established deadlines, after which certain older model diesel engine vehicles cannot be titled or registered in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties. The first phase is now just months away. It becomes effective January 1, 2023, and includes vehicles equipped with a 1996 or older diesel engine. This means that mediumand heavy-duty vehicles with a 1996 or older diesel engine may continue to renew vehicle registration if they participate in the DEQ Retrofit Compliance Program (see https://www.oregon.gov/deq/ aq/programs/Pages/Diesel-RetrofitCompliance.aspx) and meet DEQapproved retrofit requirements. OTA Getting... (Retro)Fit By Gregg Dal Ponte, OTA Director of Regulatory Compliance and Compliance Division (CCD) based on the gross vehicle weight rating and linked below. The gross vehicle weight rating means the value specified by the manufacturer as the maximum design loaded weight of a vehicle. ` For questions about vehicle registration renewal or exemptions of mediumduty vehicles, contact the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Division at 503.945.5000. ` For questions about heavy-duty vehicle registration renewal or exemptions of heavy-duty vehicles, email the Oregon Department of Commerce and Compliance at CCDHB2007Inquiries@ odot.state.or.us or call 503.378.6699. ACT NOW! 2022 DEQ CERTIFICATION