Does B.C. Transit enforce its no-idling regulations?

Why is it that B.C. Transit drivers fail to turn off their engines when parking for well over a minute at the Station Road facility?

Why is it that B.C. Transit drivers fail to turn off their engines when parking for well over a minute at the Station Road facility despite company regulations that state: “When operating  a bus in the range of 0 C and 30 C, upon arriving at terminus … (if) anticipated you will be parked for a period beyond one minute, shut off your engine unless customers are loading or exiting.”

Every day, all day and evening, I see buses idling for as much as 10 minutes with no one loading or exiting.

Is no one monitoring the drivers? Do none of them care about pollution?

Bruce Paddle

Langford

 

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