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BC Ferries passengers will soon be able to stay inside vehicles during sailings

Last Updated Mar 16, 2020 at 9:39 pm PDT

FILE PHOTO. (Source: Twitter @BCFerries)
Summary

Transport Canada will be making an official announcement that ferry passengers will be allowed to stay inside their cars

the provincial government has been pressing Ottawa to allow the change in order to limit the spread of COVID-19

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – BC Ferries travellers can expect to make the crossings without getting out of their vehicles.

Ottawa is expected to officially announce that passengers will be able to stay inside their cars while they make the crossings.

The provincial government has been pressing Transport Canada to loosen its restrictions to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Under the current rules, ferry passengers are forced onto the upper decks of BC Ferries due to safety concerns.