The attached bulletin from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure provides clarity regarding B.C.'s Hours of Service (HOS) regulations while providing relief during the COVID-10 pandemic.


If you have questions regarding whether a driver is exempt under MVAR 37.11(d), please contact the NSC program office at 250-952-0576 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Update Regarding The Electronic Log Devices:

Electronic Log Devices are mandatory for those hauling in the US only. From Dec18/17-Apr01/18, there will be a Soft Enforcement Policy on all Commercial Vehicles coming or going into the US. It is Business as usual for all Commercial Vehicles operating in Canada. There still has been no date set for when changes are to come. Once Government sets a date for ELD's to be used in Canada, expect a 2-year window, before any type of enforcement will be put into place.

NBCTA has decided to join forces with the North-East BC Coalition, which is a diverse group of Members, all of who have mutual interests in all issues related to sustainable development within northeast B.C. The Coalition which is made up of Mayors, Chamber of Commerce, and other Associations, will have a stronger ability to research, develop solutions, and lobby for improvements or changes, that will benefit our Businesses and Communities as a whole. Speaking as one large unified voice, will help strengthen our issues and goals, when dealing with the Provincial Government

There is a National Safety Code for Carriers Online Training Course available from the Province of BC website.

The training contains five modules that should take you approximately six to eight hours to complete. The course includes videos, downloadables, and some online activities. The videos and web pages can be viewed on a mobile device. The Flash activities work best on a computer.

Find out more about the CVSE National Safety Code for Carriers and the course.

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