When is a self-employed contractor required to deliver a truck to a dealership during his vacation?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from WCAT-2015-03802 (Re), 2015 CanLII 95135 (BC WCAT):

Also mentioned in Guild was Appeal Division Decision #95-0194, Begg v. Walsh, which involved a self-employed plumbing contractor who was involved in an accident when, during his vacation, he decided to drop off a company truck at a dealership. In finding that the plaintiff’s injuries arose out of and in the course of his employment, the panel reasoned that the plaintiff became temporarily involved in his employment by delivering a company asset to the dealership during his vacation.

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