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R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 608

RESTRICTED USE OF LEFT LANES BY COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES

Consolidation Period: From June 16, 2016 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 201/16.

This Regulation is made in English only.

CONTENTS

 

 

Sections

 

 

1-3

Schedule 1

Highway no. 400

1

Schedule 2

Highway no. 401

1-5

Schedule 3

Highway no. 403

1-3

Schedule 4

Highway no. 404

1

Schedule 5

Highway 407

1-3

Schedule 5.1

Highway 407 east

1

Schedule 6

Highway no. 409

1

Schedule 7

Highway no. 410

1

Schedule 8

Highway no. 417

1-5

Schedule 9

Highway no. 427

1-3

Schedule 10

Queen elizabeth way

1-5

Schedule 11

Queen elizabeth way and highway no. 403

1-2

 

1. (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall operate a commercial motor vehicle or any combination of a commercial motor vehicle and a towed vehicle that exceeds 6.5 metres in length, except a bus, an ambulance or a fire apparatus, in the left lane or, where the left lane has been designated as a high occupancy vehicle lane, in the lane adjacent to the high occupancy vehicle lane of those portions of a highway described in the Schedules. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 608, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 201/16, s. 1.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a commercial motor vehicle engaged in maintenance or construction or where an emergency requires the use of the lane by a commercial motor vehicle. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 608, s. 1 (2); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 1 (2).

2. (1) A sign indicating that commercial motor vehicles are prohibited in a lane of a highway shall be in the form and dimensions prescribed and illustrated in the following Figure:

Illustration of an overhead sign with Trucks Prohibited symbol and text OVER 6.5 m with down arrow.

Text alternative: Illustration of an overhead sign containing an image at the top of a truck in a circle with an interdictory stroke “no” symbol. Below that appear the words “OVER 6.5 m” and a black arrow appears at the bottom of the sign pointing down. The sign has a white reflective background with the truck image, arrow and words appearing in black. The circular “no” symbol is in red. The following measurements are written below the sign: (90 x 150) cm. The sign is surrounded by measurements of its different elements. This text alternative is provided for convenience only and does not form part of the official law.

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 608, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 91/15, s. 1 (1).

(1.1) Despite subsection (1), in an area designated under the French Language Services Act, a sign indicating that commercial motor vehicles are prohibited in a lane of a highway shall be in the form and dimensions prescribed and illustrated in the following Figure:

Illustration of a sign with Trucks Prohibited symbol and text OVER/PLUS DE 6.5 m with down arrow.

Text alternative: Illustration of an overhead sign containing an image at the top of a truck in a circle with an interdictory stroke “no” symbol. Below that appear the words “OVER/PLUS DE 6.5 m” and a black arrow appears at the bottom of the sign pointing down. The sign has a white reflective background with the truck image, arrow and words appearing in black. The circular “no” symbol is in red. The following measurements are written below the sign: (90 x 150) cm. The sign is surrounded by measurements of its different elements. This text alternative is provided for convenience only and does not form part of the official law.

O. Reg. 442/93, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 91/15, s. 1 (2).

(2) The sign referred to in subsection (1) or (1.1) shall be erected directly above the lane on those portions of a highway described in the Schedules. O. Reg. 442/93, s. 1 (2); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 2 (3); O. Reg. 201/16, s. 2.

3. (1) Where the conditions make it impracticable to place a sign in accordance with the requirements of section 2, a sign indicating that commercial motor vehicles are prohibited in a lane of a highway shall be in the form and dimensions illustrated in the following Figure:

Illustration of a sign with Trucks Prohibited symbol and text OVER 6.5 m and THIS LANE with diagonally down and right arrow.

Text alternative: Illustration of a ground mounted sign containing an image at the top of a truck in a circle with an interdictory stroke “no” symbol. Below that appear the words “OVER 6.5 m”. At the bottom of the sign on the left side appear the words “THIS LANE” and on the right side appears a black arrow pointing down and diagonally to the right. The sign has a white reflective background with the truck image, arrow and  words appearing in black. The circular “no” symbol is in red. The following measurements are written below the sign: (90 x 150) cm. The sign is surrounded by measurements of its different elements. This text alternative is provided for convenience only and does not form part of the official law.

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 608, s. 3 (1); O. Reg. 619/05, s. 3 (1); O. Reg. 91/15, s. 2 (1).

(1.1) Despite subsection (1), in an area designated under the French Language Services Act, where the conditions make it impracticable to place a sign in accordance with the requirements of section 2, a sign indicating that commercial motor vehicles are prohibited in a lane of a highway shall be in the form and dimensions illustrated in the following Figure:

Illustration of a sign with Trucks Prohibited symbol and text PLUS DE 6.5 m and CETTE VOIE with diagonally down and right arrow.

Text alternative: Illustration of a ground mounted sign containing an image at the top of a truck in a circle with an interdictory stroke “no” symbol. Below that appear the words “PLUS DE 6.5 m”. At the bottom of the sign on the left side appear the words “CETTE VOIE” and on the right side appears a black arrow pointing down and diagonally to the right. The sign has a white reflective background with the truck image, arrow and words appearing in black. The circular “no” symbol is in red. The following measurements are written below the sign: (90 x 150) cm. The sign is surrounded by measurements of its different elements. This text alternative is provided for convenience only and does not form part of the official law.

O. Reg. 442/93, s. 2; O. Reg. 619/05, s. 3 (2); O. Reg. 91/15, s. 2 (2).

(2) The sign referred to in subsection (1) shall be erected not less than 1.5 metres or more than 2.5 metres above the level of a highway described in the Schedules. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 608, s. 3 (2); O. Reg. 201/16, s. 3 (1).

(3) The sign referred to in subsection (1.1) shall be erected not less than 1.5 metres or more than 2.5 metres above the level of a highway described in the Schedules and shall be erected in combination with the sign required by subsection (1), below it, to the right of it or up to 100 metres beyond it. O. Reg. 442/93, s. 2; O. Reg. 201/16, s. 3 (2).

SCHEDULE 1
HIGHWAY NO. 400

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 400 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 401 in the City of Toronto and a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 11 in the Township of Springwater.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 2
HIGHWAY NO. 401

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 lying between a point situate 1080 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Northumberland County Road 18 (also known as Burnham Street) in the County of Northumberland and a point situate 800 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Dixie Road in the City of Mississauga.

1.1 That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 lying between a point situate 415 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Mavis Road in the City of Mississauga and a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 8 in the City of Cambridge.

1.2 That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 8 in the City of Cambridge and a point situate 779 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Mavis Road in the City of Mississauga.

2. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 8 in the City of Cambridge and a point situate 1740 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Wellington Road in the City of London.

3. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 lying between a point situate 603 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Essex County Road 42 in the Town of Lakeshore and a point situate 97 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the King’s Highway known as No. 7902 (also known as Ojibway Parkway) in the City of Windsor.

4. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 in the City of Kingston lying between a point situate 1800 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Montreal Street and a point situate 3200 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Gardiner’s Road.

5. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 401 in the City of Kingston lying between a point situate 1300 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Montreal Street and a point situate 750 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Gardiner’s Road.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 384/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 9/13, s. 1; O. Reg. 299/13, s. 1; O. Reg. 216/14, s. 1; O. Reg. 183/15, s. 1; O. Reg. 1/16, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 3
HIGHWAY NO. 403

1. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 403 in the City of Mississauga lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Cawthra Road and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Glen Erin Drive.

2. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 403 in the City of Mississauga lying between a point situate 910 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Winston Churchill Boulevard and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Eglinton Avenue East.

3. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 403 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as King Road in the City of Burlington and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Golf Links in the City of Hamilton.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 4
HIGHWAY NO. 404

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 404 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Van Horne Avenue in the City of Toronto and a point situate 1400 metres measured southerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Aurora Road in the Town of Aurora.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 5
HIGHWAY 407

1. That part of the private toll highway known as Highway 407 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way in the City of Burlington and a point situate 750 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as York Durham Line in the City of Markham.

2. That part of the eastbound lanes of the private toll highway known as Highway 407 in the City of Pickering beginning at a point situate at the centre line of the underpass structure of the roadway known as Brock Road and extending westerly for a distance of 1690 metres.

3. That part of the westbound lanes of the private toll highway known as Highway 407 in the City of Pickering beginning at a point situate at the centre line of the underpass structure of the roadway known as Brock Road and extending westerly for a distance of 1905 metres.

O. Reg. 201/16, s. 4.

SCHEDULE 5.1
HIGHWAY 407 east

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as Highway 407 East lying between a point situate at the centre line of the underpass structure of the roadway known as Brock Road in the City of Pickering and a point situate 750 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Lake Ridge Road in the Town of Whitby.

O. Reg. 201/16, s. 4.

SCHEDULE 6
HIGHWAY NO. 409

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 409 in the City of Toronto lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 401 and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Carlingview Drive.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 7
HIGHWAY NO. 410

1. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 410 lying between a point situate at its intersection with the King’s Highway known as No. 401 in the City of Mississauga and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Bovaird Drive in the City of Brampton.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 8
HIGHWAY NO. 417

1. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 417 in the City of Ottawa lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as St. Laurent Boulevard and a point situate 850 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Richmond Road.

2. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 417 in the City of Ottawa lying between a point situate 370 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Richmond Road and a point situate 265 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Moodie Drive.

3. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 417 in the City of Ottawa lying between a point situate 1105 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Moodie Drive and point situate 965 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Palladium Drive.

4. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 417 in the City of Ottawa lying between a point situate 465 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Palladium Drive and a point situate 975 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Carp Road.

5. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 417 in the City of Ottawa lying between a point situate 500 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Carp Road and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as St. Laurent Boulevard.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 366/11, s. 1; O. Reg. 285/12, s. 1; O. Reg. 204/14, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 9
HIGHWAY NO. 427

1. That part of the southbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 427 in the City of Toronto lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Finch Avenue and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Airport Road where Airport Road continues as Dixon Road.

2. That part of the northbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as No. 427 in the City of Toronto lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Renforth Drive and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Clubhouse Road.

3. That part of the King’s Highway known as No. 427 in the City of Toronto lying between a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Rathburn Road and a point situate at its intersection with the roadway known as Dundas Street West.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 10
QUEEN ELIZABETH WAY

1. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way lying between a point situate 1500 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Ford Drive in the Town of Oakville and a point situate 25 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as The East Mall in the City of Toronto.

2. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way lying between a point situate 25 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as The East Mall in the City of Toronto and a point situate 500 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Ford Drive in the Town of Oakville.

3. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way lying between a point situate 500 metres measured northerly from its intersection with the roadway known as North Shore Boulevard in the City of Burlington and a point situate 800 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the roadway known as Glendale Avenue in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

4. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way lying between a point situate at its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Mountain Road in the City of Niagara Falls and a point situate 500 metres measured northerly from its intersection with the roadway known as North Shore Boulevard in the City of Burlington.

5. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way lying between a point situate 1120 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the roadway known as Glendale Avenue in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and a point situate at its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Mountain Road in the City of Niagara Falls.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 408/11, s. 1.

SCHEDULE 11
QUEEN ELIZABETH WAY AND HIGHWAY NO. 403

1. That part of the eastbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way and No. 403 lying between a point situate 785 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Guelph Line in the City of Burlington and a point situate 1500 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Ford Drive in the Town of Oakville.

2. That part of the westbound lanes of the King’s Highway known as the Queen Elizabeth Way and No. 403 lying between a point situate 500 metres measured westerly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Ford Drive in the Town of Oakville and a point situate 15 metres measured easterly from its intersection with the centre line of the roadway known as Walkers Line in the City of Burlington.

O. Reg. 42/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 460/11, s. 1.