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  • January 29, 2018
    On October 13th, 2017, the BC Ministry of Environment launched “world leading” new spill preparedness, response and recovery requirements to address public concerns regarding the impact of spills of regulated substances on the environment and the general public. ICBC welcomes and plans to work with its insureds in the event of a spill. Below are amendments to the Environmental Management Act: 1. Environmental Management Act...
  • January 19, 2018
    Many regions in Canada have experienced a surge in cargo theft for 2017. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, there were calculated losses of $181 million in stolen cargo and equipment between 2014 and 2017. In the first quarter of 2017 alone, over $20 million in stolen cargo and equipment was reported; keeping in mind that there are many other thefts that go unreported so this total could actually be much higher.[1] Top Target Products...
  • November 28, 2017
    US Customs and Border Protection has recently advised that officers are seeing an uptick in trucks at the border with a "Not Paid" transponder status, when it turns out the carrier does in fact have a valid annual or single user fee payment filed. The error stems from the fact that the licence plate number and vehicle identification number (VIN) filed with the Decal/Transponder Online Procurement System (DTOPS) must match the records...
  • November 28, 2017
    If you transport across the border and into the United States, you are likely aware that the US electronic logging rule deadline is coming up quickly - Monday, December 18, 2017 in fact. Here are a couple of resources if you have any questions about the rule: Heavy Duty Trucking / Truckinginfo online has posted 70 Answers to Top ELD Questions with additional commentary from US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials, and also...
  • October 19, 2017
    ICBC recently notified brokers and motor carriers by letter that it will no longer be allowing a seven day grace period to pay a prorate invoice when purchasing or renewing insurance, and will instead require payment at the time of the transaction. The change takes effect as of Monday, January 1, 2018. Insurance brokers were send a letter about this change on October 4, and motor carriers with prorate licenses were sent letters on October 10....
  • October 19, 2017
    As part of BC's road safety strategy, the Be Truck Aware campaign recently launched on October 17th in Pitt Meadows at the Justice Institute of BC.  The campaign's goal is to reduce car-truck crashes in BC and promote safe driving practices.  Heightened enforcement is also a part of this campaign, targeting all drivers on the road as part of Operation Safe Driver week.  Passenger vehicle drivers are being asked to: Leave...

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