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BC Creating a Container Trucking Commissioner Position

(Truck News)

BC wants to put one individual in charge of bringing stability back to trucking operations at Port Metro Vancouver.

The provincial government tabled legislation that will not just enforce the previously promised rate regulations and other recommendations, but also establish an “independent container trucking commissioner, who will assume responsibility for all Truck Licensing System licenses in place following planned licence reforms by Port Metro Vancouver, and will administer future truck licences.”

As part of his or her duties, the commissioner’s will be responsibility for rates, wait time charges and fuel surcharges, on-dock and off-dock truck licensing, overseeing the whistleblower line, and enhancing auditing and enforcement capabilities. Read more here.