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ONTARIO REGULATION 34/06

PRE-EMPTING TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL DEVICES

Historical version for the period February 15, 2006 to July 25, 2011.

No amendments.

This Regulation is made in English only.

Definitions

1. In this Regulation,

“public transit vehicle” means,

(a) a vehicle operated by or on behalf of a municipality under the authority of an operating licence issued under the Public Vehicles Act, or

(b) a bus operated by the Greater Toronto Transit Authority, also known as GO Transit;

traffic signal maintenance vehicle” means a vehicle that is used by or on behalf of a road authority to maintain traffic control signal systems. O. Reg. 34/06, s. 1.

Exemptions from prohibition

2. (1) Public transit vehicles are exempt from the prohibition in subsection 79.1 (1) of the Act against pre-empting traffic control signal devices. O. Reg. 34/06, s. 2 (1).

(2) Emergency vehicles as defined in section 144 of the Act and vehicles that meet the definition of emergency vehicle in section 144 of the Act, except that they are not being used as described in clause (a) or (c) of that definition or their sirens are not continuously sounding or they are not emitting intermittent flashes of red light, are exempt from the prohibition in subsection 79.1 (1) of the Act against pre-empting traffic control signal devices. O. Reg. 34/06, s. 2 (2).

(3) Traffic signal maintenance vehicles are exempt from the prohibition in subsection 79.1 (1) of the Act against pre-empting traffic control signal devices, so long as the pre-empting traffic control signal device is being used only to test traffic control signal systems or to test the pre-empting traffic control signal device. O. Reg. 34/06, s. 2 (3).

3. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 34/06, s. 3.