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Changes to National Safety Code Now In Effect

October 14, 2015 – Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement announced changes to National Safety Code (NSC) points for violations, grouping of carriers in Risk Bands by fleet size, and thresholds for intervention and profile status.  Below is a summary of changes from the CVSE:

Contravention (Violation Tickets)

NSC points for violation have been adjusted to more closely reflect the safety risk and commonality of violations. 

  • Click here for a PDF file of the changes, and points per violation Act.

Risk Bands

Carriers in BC are grouped into Risk Bands that are based on the size of fleets. The fleet size is determined by the number of days vehicles are licensed in a 12-month period. The following table outlines the fleet sizes in each Risk Band as of October 1, 2015 and the revised assignment of fleet sizes to each Risk Band.

Intervention & Profile Status Thresholds

The new thresholds will be calculated on a yearly basis and changed to reflect the top percentile non-compliant carriers in each risk band. The following table outlines the thresholds limits as of October 1, 2015.

The thresholds and provincial medians will be updated at the beginning of each calendar year to reflect the scores over the previous 12 months.

Read the full notice - NSC Notice #01-2015

Tia Chisholm, HUB International TRANSPORTATION

HUB International TRANSPORTATION specialists are based in Vancouver. Our longstanding relationships with the best providers in the business allow us to deliver the solution that serve you best. With HUB, you can run your business knowing that you are headed in the right direction.

Original source: BCTA – Changes to NSC Now In Effect

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