VICTORIA, B.C. – British Columbia is allowing food trucks to set
up at provincially-owned locations throughout the province, to help feed
It is foregoing the usual restrictions and fees for food truck
operators looking to set up on key stops for commercial truck drivers. Food
truck operators are invited to set up at rest areas, weigh scales and other commercial
truck pullouts in the Lower Mainland and Southern Interior.
Current locations permitting food trucks include: Nordel CVSE Inspection
Station in Delta, B.C.; Zopkios Brake Check on Hwy. 5 near Hope; Britton Creek
Rest Area on Hwy. 5 near Merritt; and the Kamloops Weigh Scale in Kamloops,
where meals are offered free of cost once a week courtesy of the Salvation
It’s a separate initiative from the B.C. Trucking Association’s
Meals for Truck Drivers B.C. pilot, which sets up food trucks at commercial
The province has also recently installed more than 25 portable toilets
for truck drivers at commercial pullouts and inspection stations.
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