Donal Smith, CEO of Bermuda Emissions Controls, recently provided the welcoming remarks at the opening ceremony of the Africa Sustainable Development Conference in Tanzania.
Bermuda’s vehicle inspectors and trucking community was given a lesson in safety standards for trailers by an expert from the UK.
Before you buy a secondhand car and register it in your name, it must have passed a Transfer Test at Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd (TCD) within the previous 30 days.
Licence dodgers have paid more than $260,000 in fines since a new electronic monitoring system was introduced onto Bermuda's roads – including one owner who racked up $63,000 in citations.
I just waited to send you this email to say a huge thank you for your willingness to take time out of your schedule to assist our young people yesterday. Your help and dedication to seeing the youth of today flourish into their full potential, does not go undetected and is greatly appreciated by all.
Chris Robinson served a four year apprenticeship and gained his City & Guilds Automotive Mechanic certification. City & Guilds is a UK based world class designation that prepared him for a career in the automotive industry.
Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. (BECL) has been operating for seven years and has examined more than 300,000 vehicles. The company says that it continues to see an improvement in the cars that come through the facility at the Transport Control Department, but more could be done by the government tightening legislation regarding emission control.
Long considered the most tedious and infuriating process on the Island Premier Ewart Brown congratulated the Transport Control Department for winning the 2009 Bermudian Magazine award for Best Government Department.
Transport bosses have warned drivers they could be penalised for painting colourful logos on their vehicles without proper authorisation.
On April 6th,2009 Bermuda's Transport Control Department (TCD) began a year-long programme, through Bermuda Emissions Control Limited (BECL), in order to "embrace internationally recognised, environmental protection standards."
In the UK it’s the MOT, in the USA it’s the DMV and here in Bermuda it’s the TCD (which stands for Transport Control Department). Everyone still calls it the ‘TCD’, not the ‘BECL’ inspection, even though it’s been conducted by Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd (BECL) for two and a half years. It’s a bit like the Annual Exhibition that will never be known as anything other than the ‘Ag Show’.
Unlike the smog-laden air hovering over the congested streets of large cities, Bermuda's air is generally of a good quality, the constant ocean breezes preventing the build-up of air pollution. However, there are pockets of high pollution, especially at rush hour, and Bermudians should still be concerned about their contributions to greenhouse gases; driving a private car is probably a typical resident of Bermuda's most polluting daily activity.