B.C. is in the process of determining how to implement ELDs for commercial motor vehicles operating within the province. The current intended target for the implementation of a provincial ELD mandate is Summer 2022. More information will become available as the regulatory change process moves forward.

On June 12, 2021, updates to the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations (CVDHOSR) come into force. These changes make it mandatory for commercial motor vehicle drivers who cross provincial/territorial borders to use ELDs to record their hours of service (HoS).

B.C.’s current intention is to adopt an ELD mandate that follows the province’s existing approach to HoS regulations as this provides consistency and helps level the playing field for all carriers regardless of where the carrier operates.

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