The Regulation applies to:
Owners of 53-foot or longer box-type trailers including both dry-van and refrigerated-van trailers, and owners of the heavy-duty tractors that pull them on California highways.
The Regulation does not apply to:
A Trailer Relocation Pass is needed to move a local-haul or storage trailer that does not meet the requirements of the Tractor-Trailer GHG Regulation more than 100 miles from its normal base of operations while loaded with freight. You can apply for this on-line through TRUCRS
Transfer of Ownership Pass:
A Trailer Transfer of Ownership Pass is needed to move a loaded 53-foot trailer in California if it does not have the required aerodynamic equipment and low rolling resistance tires required by California’s Tractor-Trailer GHG regulation. Each pass is good for up to five days. Trailer Transfer of Ownership Passes can only be used for travel when delivering a trailer from a current owner (transferor) to a future owner (transferee). You can apply for this pass on-line through TRUCRS.