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O. Reg. 114/09: Hours of Service

filed March 27, 2009 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8

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ontario regulation 114/09

made under the

highway Traffic Act

Made: March 25, 2009
Filed: March 27, 2009
Published on e-Laws: March 31, 2009
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 11, 2009

Amending O. Reg. 555/06

(Hours of Service)

1. Ontario Regulation 555/06 is amended by adding the following section immediately above the heading “Daily Requirements”:

Exemption for volunteer firefighters

3.1 (1) A driver and operator are exempt from this Regulation while the driver is performing duties as a volunteer firefighter, as defined in the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, but no matter how many hours the driver actually performs duties as a volunteer firefighter, the exemption shall not exceed,

(a) two consecutive hours a day; or

(b) two consecutive hours in the mandatory off-duty time period required by section 9.

(2) The exemption period under subsection (1) shall be included as off-duty time in the calculations of the driver’s hours of off-duty and on-duty time for the purposes of complying with this Regulation when the driver is not exempt under subsection (1).

2. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.