Hiring and Contracting TRU-Carrier Transport of Perishable Goods on California Highways. Beginning January 1, 2013, California law will require the business entity that arranges, hires, contracts for, or dispatches TRU-equipped trucks, trailers, shipping containers, or railcars for transport of perishable goods on California highways and railways to require the motor carriers to dispatch only TRUs that comply with the TRU Regulation. This guidance explains these requirements in detail and provides guidance on how to ensure motor carriers are compliant.

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