Commercial Passenger Transportation Ticketable Offences in B.C.

Operators of commercial passenger vehicle services in B.C. (both companies and drivers) can receive violation tickets if they do not comply with the laws under the Passenger Transportation Act and Passenger Transportation Regulation.

Enforcement officers of the Passenger Transportation Branch, Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement (CVSE) Branch and the police enforce the Passenger Transportation Act and Regulation.

Ticketable Offences under the Passenger Transportation Act (PTA)

Section of PTA Description of Offence

Fine

Victim
Surcharge
Levy
Ticketed
Amount
5(7) Obstruct an inspector or interfere with production of anything to an inspector $250 $38 $288
23(4) Offer to provide a service involving commercial passenger vehicles without a licence to provide that service $1,000 $150 $1,150
23.1(1)(a) Provide transportation network services without a licence $1,000 $150 $1,150
23.1(3) Offer to provide transportation network services without a licence to provide those services $1,000 $150 $1,150
30(1) Fail to apply for transfer of licence $250 $38 $288
39(c)(i) Fail to carry temporary permit in general passenger vehicle or inter-city bus $250 $38 $288
39(c)(ii) Fail to carry temporary permit or evidence of authority to operate in passenger directed vehicle $250 $38 $288
42.2(1)(b) Drive passenger directed vehicle without providing record check to licensee $250 $38 $288
42.2(2) Drive passenger directed vehicle when prohibited due to record $500 $75 $575
42.2(3) Fail to issue record check certificate to driver $250 $38 $288
42.2(4) Fail to notify licensee of record or return record check certificate to licensee $500 $75 $575
42.2(5)(a) Fail to notify registrar of record or (b) $250 $38 $288
42.2(6) Fail to ensure compliance by drivers with requirements respecting records $500 $75 $575
42.3(a) Operate passenger directed vehicle without displaying record check certificate in the vehicle $250 $38 $288
43(1) Fail to carry licence in general passenger vehicle or inter-city bus $250 $38 $288
43(2) Fail to carry licence or evidence of authority to operate in passenger directed vehicle $250 $38 $288
44(1)(a) Fail to display vehicle identifier in commercial passenger vehicle $250 $38 $288
44(1)(b) Display another vehicle's identifier on or in a commercial passenger vehicle $250 $38 $288
45(1)(c) Fail to return vehicle identifier to registrar $250 $38 $288
56(3) Fail to comply with peace officer's directions $250 $38 $288
57(1) Operate commercial passenger vehicle without licence or temporary permit $1,000 $150 $1,150
57.2(2) Operate motor vehicle while displaying invalid vehicle identifier $250 $38 $288
57.3(2) Provide false or misleading information to registrar or board $250 $38 $288
57.3(3)(b) Provide false or misleading information or records to inspector $250 $38 $288
Ticketable Offences under the Passenger Transportation Regulation (PTR)
Section of PTR Description of Offence Overview Fine Victim
Surcharge
Levy
Ticketed
Amount
12.1(2) Refuse transport to a passenger $250 $38 $288