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filed July 26, 2011 under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8

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ontario regulation 359/11

made under the

highway traffic act

Made: July 19, 2011
Filed: July 26, 2011
Published on e-Laws: July 28, 2011
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 13, 2011

Amending O. Reg. 34/06

(Pre-Empting Traffic Control Signal Devices)

1. Section 1 of Ontario Regulation 34/06 is amended by adding the following definition:

“emergency vehicle” means an ambulance, a fire department vehicle or a police department vehicle;

2. Section 2 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Exemptions from prohibition

2. The following vehicles are exempt from the prohibition in subsection 79.1 (1) of the Act against pre-empting traffic control signal devices:

1. Public transit vehicles.

2. Emergency vehicles.

3. Traffic signal maintenance vehicles, 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.


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