Trucking

Information, tips and updates on the commercial vehicle and trucking industry.

Stay safe this holiday season.

Stay safe this holiday season.

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Calling for a Permit? Check the Checklist!

Calling for a Permit? Check the Checklist!

If you’re looking for a permit to haul something in B.C., you’ll need to call our Provincial Permit Centre . You can call the centre at 1-800-559-9688 from 6 a.m.to 10 p.m. seven days a week or go visit us onlinepermitsbc.ca. But before you do, make sure you’ve got the following information handy.           Getting a hauling permit has never been simpler, and by checking the checklist and having all the information you need before...

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‘Tis the Season of Sharing…Your Ideas

‘Tis the Season of Sharing…Your Ideas

What Interests YOU About Transportation? We talk about a lot of things here at TranBC. We’ve covered topics as diverse as current projects, winter safety, commercial trucking and even science fairs and invasive plants. Roads and bridges may be our bread and butter, but we’re doing a lot more, and we’d like to talk about that, too. But what we really want to do is tell the stories that interest you. Maybe you’re a professional driver who wants the...

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

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Prepare Yourself for Winter Driving

Prepare Yourself for Winter Driving

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Pulling for Heavy Haulers on BC Highway 16

Pulling for Heavy Haulers on BC Highway 16

Handling extra large and heavy loads has become easier for truckers entering B.C. on Highway 16, now that they can stop at a roomy, new pullout. The ministry built the paved pullout, 500 metres west of the Alberta border, this summer, to give drivers of oversize and overweight loads lots of space to do what they need to do. That might be to meet up with a pilot vehicle, check that their load is secure, get off the road...

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A Q&A with BCTA on Knowing When to Chain Up

A Q&A with BCTA on Knowing When to Chain Up

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is putting up some new chain up signs on the Highway 3 corridor. Specifically, three more up on the Kootenay Pass this year plus another one on the Paulson. Who better to ask about the impact these news signs will have on the commercial vehicles than the BC Trucking Association? So we asked Louise Yako, President of the BCTA, a couple of questions: 1) How will the new chain-up signs on the Highway...

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Community Safety Enhancements

Coming To A Community Near You! If you have recently driven through Kiskatinaw you may have noticed a welcome addition to the rest area, new toilets; or the improved intersection lighting on Highway 16 at Lower Mud River Road; or perhaps the many, many new reflectors along Highway 1 through the Fraser Valley… to name just a few. These improvements are part of our new Community Safety Enhancement program. This is a new program aimed at improving the little...

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