Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement


References and Publications

This page shows several important references used by professional drivers and carriers who work in British Columbia.

The Commercial Transport Manual is designed to be used online. All other publications listed here are available for you to download in PDF format You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0, or if you prefer, you can pick up hard copies at any ICBC driver licensing office. With the exception of Driving Commercial Vehicles and the Commercial Transport Manual, these publications are also available at B.C. weigh scales.

 

Online Permits Service

 

Assessment of Potential Safety Benefits of a Weight Allowance Reduction for Quad Axle Trailers in British Columbia

 


Online Permits Service

 

Weight Allowance Reduction for Quad-Axle Trailers
CVSE Director Decision


Online Permits Service

 

15-Passenger Van Safety

The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) review shows 15-passenger vans are safe for road and highway use when the vehicles are properly maintained, loaded and operated.  In addition, drivers of 15 passenger vans must be properly licensed. For quick reference, please read the CCMTA’s guidelines on the correct maintenance, driving and loading requirements.  Frequently asked questions and the complete CCMTA evaluation on 15 passenger vans are also available for viewing.


Online Permits Service

 

Your Guide to Livestock Hauling

Online Permits Service

 

Vehicle Inspection Manual 2010
effective August 30, 2010-08-30

Order from Queen's Printer via this link.

Online Permits Service

 

Online Permit Services Brochure provides information about obtaining a commercial permit in British Columbia.

Booklets 1 through 6

 

Booklets 1 through 6 provide compliance information for operators in British Columbia.

 

Farm Vehicles On The Move
A guide to licensing and insuring farm vehicles in British Columbia

NSC Safety Code Safety Certificate Application Guide

 

National Safety Code Safety Certificate Application must be completed by anyone wishing to be a carrier in B.C.

Carrier Safety Guide Cover

 

Carrier Safety Guide is designed to help carriers meet their National Safety Code obligations in B.C.

Driving Commercial Vehicles Civer

 

Driving Commercial Vehicles is for anyone who wishes to apply for a B.C. commercial driver’s licence.

Within an Inch of Your Life

 

Within an Inch of Your Life You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 (281KB) contains advice for drivers who must check and adjust air brakes.

Brochure Layout You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 (1.56 MB)

Handout Layout You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 (1.58 MB)

 

Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Division INFO SHEETS - PDF

 

INFO SHEETS
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating – Frequently Asked Questions

Commercial Transport Procedures Manual

 

The Commercial Transport Procedures Manual contains essential information for anyone involved with commercial trucking in B.C. If you drive a large recreational vehicle or tow a trailer you'll also find valuable information here.

 

Quick Reference Guide

 

Traffic Enforcement Reference You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 (1,340 KB)
Changes have been highlighted in green.

Click on this link to order individual copies.

For bulk orders please contact:

Crown Publications, Queen’s Printer
PO Box 9452 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9V7
Phone: 250 387-6409
Toll Free: 1 800 663-6105
Fax: 250 387-1120
Email: crownpub@gov.bc.ca

 

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