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Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations

Version of section 62 from 2007-01-01 to 2019-06-11:

  •  (1) A provincial director may issue a permit to a motor carrier in respect of a commercial vehicle other than an oil well service vehicle if

    • (a) the safety and health of the public, the driver or the employees of the motor carrier are not or are unlikely to be jeopardized; and

    • (b) a reduction of off-duty time or an increase in driving time is required

      • (i) to allow a driver following a regular itinerary to reach their home terminal or destination,

      • (ii) to allow the delivery of perishable goods, or

      • (iii) to accommodate a significant temporary increase in the transportation of passengers or goods by the motor carrier.

  • (2) The only deviations from the requirements of these Regulations that may be authorised in the permit are

    • (a) a reduction of the 2 hours of daily off-duty time required by subsection 14(3) if the commercial vehicle is operated south of latitude 60°N; and

    • (b) an increase in driving time and on-duty time of up to a total of 2 hours.

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