This study analyzed the cost and effectiveness of California's strategy for reducing emissions from passenger cars and light duty trucks--the vehicles believed to account for almost 40 percent of the gases that are ozone precursors. The study paid particular attention to the zero-emission vehicle mandate, the most controversial element in the strategy.when they were repaired by CARB mechanics, CARB estimated how much emissions would fall.140 In effect, CARB removes the emissions of a ... Since 1990 a vehicle is not supposed to pass a smog check if the check-engine light is on.
|Title||:||California's ozone-reduction strategy for light-duty vehicles|
|Author||:||Lloyd S. Dixon, Steven Garber, Rand Corporation, Institute for Civil Justice (U.S.)|
|Publisher||:||RAND Corporation - 1996|