Commercial Vehicle Bridge/Overpass Crash Report

Last updated on April 9, 2024

The ministry shares data on bridge/overpass crashes to promote greater accountability for commercial vehicle carriers involved in these incidents, as well as increased transparency about why these crashes occur and how they are enforced. 

More information about action our government is taking to address highway infrastructure crashes can be found in our ministry news release.

Commercial Vehicle Bridge/Overpass Crash Report for B.C.

Date Location Carrier Cause Enforcement

2021-12-10

Hwy 1 (192 St)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd.

Driver error: failed to observe conditions of permit

Violation tickets.

2022-02-03

Hwy 1 (Glover Rd)

Rockport Carrier Co. Ltd.

Carrier/driver error: no permit, excavator arm not lowered for transport

Violation tickets.

2022-02-12

Hwy 1 (264 St)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd.

Carrier/driver error: no permit

Violation tickets.

2022-02-17

Hwy 99 (112 St)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd.

Driver error: failed to follow approved route

Violation tickets, safety plan required (confirmed implementation).

2022-02-18

Hwy 1 (No. 3 Rd)

Ideal Lease

Driver error: failed fo follow approved route

RCMP attended.

2022-04-26

Hwy 1 (264 St)

Optimum Transportation Ltd.

Driver error: vehicle equipment not lowered for transport

Violation tickets.

2022-06-01

Hwy 1 (No. 3 Rd)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd.

Carrier/driver error: failed to follow approved route

Violation tickets.

2022-06-08

Hwy 1 (264 St)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd.

Driver error: incorrect permit

Violation tickets. Carrier suspended. Revised safety plan developed and implemented. Suspension lifted on Jun 30, 2022.

2022-06-08 Hwy 99 (Cambie) J.T. Business Development Corporation Ltd. Carrier/driver errors: incorrect permit and load height higher than reported Violation tickets.
2022-06-23 Hwy 1 (232 St) Triahn Enterprises Ltd Driver error: excavator bucket not lowered for transport Violation tickets.
2022-07-12 Hwy 1 (192 St) Neil Smith Construction / Sharon Louise Stadnyk Driver error: excavator attachment not lowered for transport Violation tickets.
2022-07-21 Hwy 99 (112 St) 0948387 B.C. Ltd. doing business as Net Zero Waste Driver error: excavator boom not lowered for transport Violation tickets.
2022-07-29 Hwy 1 (Battle St) Jasper Towing Inc. Carrier/driver error: no permit Violation tickets.
2022-08-04 Hwy 1 (264 St) 2248874 Alberta Ltd Driver error: failed to follow approved route Violation tickets.
2023-02-01 Hwy 16/5   Driver error: excavator arm not lowered for transport Investigation closed.
2023-02-10 Knight St (Cambie) All Right Trucking-99 Ltd. Driver error: vehicle equipment not lowered for transport Violation tickets.
2023-04-20 Hwy 1 (264 St) Bowline Logistics Ltd. Carrier/driver error: failed to follow approved route RCMP attended.
2023-05-01 Hwy 1 (Peardonville Rd) Driving Force Decks Int'l Ltd. Carrier/driver error: failed to measure load Violation tickets.
2023-05-29 Hwy 1 (264 St) Revolution Crane Services Carrier/driver error: no permit Violation tickets.
2023-06-09 Hwy 5 (Battle St) RKM Crane Services Ltd. Carrier/driver error: no permit Violation tickets.
2023-06-14 Hwy 97 (Baldonnel Overpass) Ditmarsia Holdings LTD Carrier/driver error: failed to observe conditions of permit RCMP Attended.
2023-07-18 Hwy 99 & Hwy 17A Overpass Bright Sky Disposal Ltd Driver error: failed to secure bin properly Violation tickets. Carrier audited. Safety Certificate voluntarily surrendered .
2023-08-13 Hwy 1 CP Overpass Road Runner Freight Inc Carrier/driver error: no permit Violation tickets.
2023-09-14 Hwy 1 Gilmore Overpass United Coastal Logistics Ltd. Carrier/driver error: failed to observe conditions of permit Violation tickets.
2023-09-19 Hwy 1 SB Dollarton Hwy Overpass Whistler 99 Courier and Freightways Corporation Carrier/driver error: no permit Carrier suspended. Violation tickets issued. Action plan confirmed implemented. Suspension lifted on Sep 27, 2023.
2023-09-11 Hwy 99 Ladner Overpass Gulzar Transport Inc. Carrier / Driver Error: No Permit RCMP Attended. Safety plan updated (confirmed implementation).
2023-10-03 Highway 97 N/B at Westside Rd. MJI Contracting Inc. Carrier/driver error: no permit Carrier suspended. Violation tickets. Action plan confirmed implemented. Suspension lifted on Oct 12, 2023.
2023-10-13 Pedestrian overpass on Hope Flood Rd., Hope Valiant Oilfield Hauling Ltd. Driver Error: failed to lower excavator arm fully for transport Carrier Suspended. Violation tickets. Action plan confirmed implemented. Suspension lifted on Oct 26, 2023.
2023-10-24 HWY 1 Westbound CN Overpass in Langley, near Glover Road Corrie Transport Ltd. Driver error: failed to lower trailer roof after loading Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed implemented. Suspension lifted Nov 2, 2023.

2023-11-28

Hwy 1 Valleyview Overpass, Kamloops

Stephanus Wilhelmus Sloot

Driver error: load measured incorrectly

Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed. Suspension lifted Jan 9, 2024.

2023-12-28

Hwy 99 (112 Street)

Chohan Freight Forwarders Ltd

Carrier/driver error: no permit

Carrier suspended.

2024-01-02

Hwy 1, No. 3 Overpass, Chilliwack

BRONCO TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS INC. (SK)

Driver Error – failure to follow permitted route

Violation tickets issued. Purchase of permits suspended for both fleets but restored on completion of investigation. B.C. based operations: Reviewed and preventative action plan in place. SK notified.

2024-01-10

Hwy 99, George Massey Tunnel

T S D Holding Inc.

Driver error – failure to follow conditions of permit

Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed. Suspension lifted Jan 19, 2024. Violation tickets issued.

2024-01-15

Gilmore Overpass Eastbound, Hwy 1

International Machine Transport Inc.

Driver error – vehicle height measured incorrectly prior to obtaining permit

Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed. Suspension lifted Jan 22, 2024. Violation tickets issued.

2024-02-21

Kispiox (Anlaw Bridge)

Long’s Logging Inc.

Carrier/driver error: no permit

Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed. Suspension lifted Feb 26, 2024. Violation tickets issued.

2024-03-13

Hwy 1, Parks Canada (Tupper Timber)

Sartaj Trucking Ltd.

Carrier/driver error: no permit

Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed. Suspension lifted March 22, 2024. Violation tickets issued.

2024-03-22 Hwy 1 WB CP Rail Overpass (near 232 Street overpass, Langley)  Best Bin Rentals & Disposal Ltd. Carrier/Driver error: no permit, failed to measure load Carrier suspended.
Action plan confirmed.
Suspension lifted March 28, 2024.
Violation tickets issued.
2024-03-25 Pedestrian Overpass strike on Stanley Park Drive in Vancouver Inline Propagators Ltd. Driver error: Following GPS, on truck restricted route

Carrier suspended.
Violation ticket issued by VPD.
Action plan confirmed.

Suspension lifted April 9, 2024.

2024-03-26 Rice Mill Road Overpass on Hwy 99  in Richmond Railport Transport Ltd. Carrier/Driver error: No permit, failed to measure load Carrier Suspended.
Action plan confirmed.
Suspension lifted April 8, 2024.
2024-03-29 HWY 1 Westbound CN Overpass in Langley, near Glover Road Cloverdale Fuels Ltd Driver error: load not tarped or measured Carrier suspended. Action plan confirmed.
Suspension lifted April 5, 2024.