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What You Need to Know About Stricter Chain-Up Rules in British Columbia – Langley

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Date(s) - Oct 01, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Coast Langley City Hotel & Convention Centre

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WINTER MAINTENANCE CONFERENCE
What You Need to Know About Stricter Chain-Up Rules in British Columbia

AGENDA:

8 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9 AM Session Start
10 AM Coffee Break
12 PM Session End

There will be ample time for networking with questions welcome throughout.

PRESENTATIONS:

Regulation

Cole Delisle, Director, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

  • What initiated the review in June 2018
  • Input received during the feedback period
  • Overview of the new chain-up legislation
  • Results of the first season of implementation

Technical

Trent Folk, District Manager, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Overview of technical and safety requirements
  • Commercial vehicle chain configurations – based on vehicle weight, type and axle configurations
  • Chains, traction devices
  • What enforcement will look like this winter

Maintenance

Dan Palesch, Director, Maintenance Contract Renewal, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Overview of BC’s new road maintenance standards and contract renewal
  • Transition from Service Area 11 (East Kootenay, the first SA subject to see new standards) to all other SA’s
  • Details on improved and enhanced winter maintenance specifications
  • What carriers should expect to see this winter

Safety

Senior Representative, WorkSafeBC

  • Historical statistics for claims involving commercial vehicles specific to winter driving conditions
  • Winter driving condition hazards
  • Free resources to help carriers and drivers avoid these hazards and reduce risk

Register for Winter Maintenance Conference

 



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