The article from Truck News, written by Leo Barros and dated January 9, 2024, discusses British Columbia’s request to the federal government for measures to reduce safety gaps in the trucking industry. This request follows several incidents of commercial vehicles striking overpasses in the province. It highlights the specific case of Chohan Freight Forwarders, whose truck caused an overpass crash, leading to the suspension of their National Safety Code certificate. The article emphasizes the challenges and inefficiencies in the permit process for hauling overheight loads and the need for stricter enforcement and higher fines to ensure compliance and safety in the industry.
This is not just a BC issue.
For a detailed read, you can view the full article here.