Transporting Dangerous Goods

The transporting of dangerous goods in commercial or personal vehicles are subject to both federal and provincial laws and regulations.

Federal Requirements

The federal dangerous goods program focuses on all modes of transportation, as well as movement between jurisdictions.

The following guides will help you meet federal requirements for transporting dangerous goods:

B.C. Requirements

The provincial program harmonizes provincial and federal requirements for transportation of dangerous goods on B.C. highways, including provincial ferry routes.

Commercial transport operators must also:

Transporting Dangerous Goods on Ferries

All dangerous goods must be declared before sailing. It is important to know the laws, as restrictions may apply.