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O. Reg. 346/23: PROCEEDINGS COMMENCED BY CERTIFICATE OF OFFENCE

filed November 24, 2023 under Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33

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ontario regulation 346/23

made under the

Provincial Offences Act

Made: November 23, 2023
Filed: November 24, 2023
Published on e-Laws: November 24, 2023
Published in The Ontario Gazette: December 9, 2023

Amending Reg. 950 of R.R.O. 1990

(PROCEEDINGS COMMENCED BY CERTIFICATE OF OFFENCE)

1. (1) Schedule 48 of Regulation 950 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following items:

 

30.

Drive tow truck — fail to comply with lamp requirements

clause 21 (2) (a)

31.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — fail to comply with lamp requirements

clause 21 (2) (a)

32.

Drive tow truck without required flares, lamps or lanterns

clause 21 (2) (b)

33.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck without required flares, lamps or lanterns

clause 21 (2) (b)

34.

Drive tow truck — fail to take adequate visibility measures

clause 21 (2) (c)

35.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — fail to take adequate visibility measures

clause 21 (2) (c)

36.

Drive tow truck — fail to wear required apparel

clause 21 (2) (d)

37.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — fail to wear required apparel

clause 21 (2) (d)

38.

Drive tow truck — equipment, components or devices not in good working order

subclause 21 (2) (e) (i)

39.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — equipment, components or devices not in good working order

subclause 21 (2) (e) (i)

40.

Drive tow truck — load on elevating part exceeds working load limit or weight rating

subclause 21 (2) (e) (ii)

41.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — load on elevating part exceeds working load limit or weight rating

subclause 21 (2) (e) (ii)

42.

Drive tow truck — chain or strap not compliant

subclause 21 (2) (e) (iii)

43.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — chain or strap not compliant

subclause 21 (2) (e) (iii)

44.

Drive tow truck — towed motor vehicle not secured as required

subclause 21 (2) (e) (iv)

45.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — towed motor vehicle not secured as required

subclause 21 (2) (e) (iv)

46.

Cause or permit operation of tow truck — driver’s assistant fails to wear required apparel

subsection 21 (3)

 

(2) The Regulation is amended by adding the following French version of Schedule 48:

 

annexe 48

Règlement 587 des Règlements refondus de l’Ontario de 1990 pris en vertu du Code de la route

Colonne 1
Point

Colonne 2
Infraction

Colonne 3
Disposition

1.

Abrogé : Règl. de l’Ont. 361/11, art. 1

 

2.

Abrogé : Règl. de l’Ont. 361/11, art. 1

 

3.

Abrogé : Règl. de l’Ont. 361/11, art. 1

 

4.

Freins insuffisants pour arrêter un véhicule

article 3

4.1

Freins insuffisants pour arrêter un véhicule — véhicule utilitaire

article 3

5.

Freins insuffisants pour arrêter un ensemble de véhicules

article 3

5.1

Freins insuffisants pour arrêter un ensemble de véhicules — véhicule utilitaire

article 3

6.

Freins insuffisants pour arrêter une maison mobile

article 4

7.

Course de la tige poussoir supérieure à la course prescrite

paragraphe 5 (1)

7.1

Course de la tige poussoir supérieure à la course prescrite — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (1)

8.

Course de la tige poussoir supérieure à la course maximale précisée par le fabricant

paragraphe 5 (2)

8.1

Course de la tige poussoir supérieure à la course maximale précisée par le fabricant — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (2)

9.

Mouvement combiné des garnitures des freins de roue supérieur à un huitième de pouce

paragraphe 5 (3)

9.1

Mouvement combiné des garnitures des freins de roue supérieur à un huitième de pouce — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (3)

10.

Freins de roue non munis d’un dispositif automatique de rattrapage

paragraphe 5 (5)

10.1

Freins de roue non munis d’un dispositif automatique de rattrapage — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (5)

11.

Freins de roue sans indicateur

paragraphe 5 (6)

11.1

Freins de roue sans indicateur — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (6)

12.

Freins de roue enlevés

paragraphe 5 (8)

12.1

Freins de roue enlevés — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (8)

13.

Freins de roue rendus inopérants

paragraphe 5 (8)

13.1

Freins de roue rendus inopérants — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (8)

14.

Freins de roue fonctionnant mal

paragraphe 5 (8)

14.1

Freins de roue fonctionnant mal — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (8)

15.

Effort de freinage réparti inégalement

paragraphe 5 (9)

15.1

Effort de freinage réparti inégalement — véhicule utilitaire

paragraphe 5 (9)

15.2

Motocyclette non munie de deux systèmes de freinage de service

paragraphe 5 (10)

16.

Absence de marques de perceptibilité requises

paragraphe 7 (1)

17.

Tricycle à moteur muni de deux roues avant sans étiquette

alinéa 11 (3) a)

18.

Tricycle à moteur muni de deux roues avant non conforme aux normes

alinéa 11 (3) b)

19.

Tricycle à moteur avec places assises supplémentaires

paragraphe 11 (4)

20.

Tricycle à moteur vendu au Canada avec plus de deux places assises

paragraphe 11 (5)

21.

Tricycle à moteur importé avec plus de deux places assises

paragraphe 11 (6)

22.

Tricycle à moteur muni de rétroviseurs non conformes aux exigences

paragraphe 11 (7)

23.

Tricycle à moteur non muni d’un frein de stationnement capable de l’immobiliser

paragraphe 11 (8)

24.

Tricycle à moteur avec commandes du système de frein enlevées ou modifiées

paragraphe 11 (9)

25.

Tricycle à moteur sans système électronique de contrôle de la stabilité

paragraphe 11 (10)

26.

Utiliser un autobus malgré des issues de secours inadéquates

paragraphe 19 (1)

27.

Faire en sorte ou permettre que soit utilisé un autobus malgré des issues de secours inadéquates

paragraphe 19 (1)

28.

Utiliser un autobus malgré des dispositifs lumineux inadéquats

article 20

29.

Faire en sorte ou permettre que soit utilisé un autobus malgré des dispositifs lumineux inadéquats

article 20

30.

Conduire une dépanneuse — ne pas satisfaire aux exigences relatives aux feux

alinéa 21 (2) a)

31.

Faire en sorte ou permettre qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — ne pas satisfaire aux exigences relatives aux feux

alinéa 21 (2) a)

32.

Conduire une dépanneuse sans les torches, phares ou lanternes requis

alinéa 21 (2) b)

33.

Faire en sorte ou permettre qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée sans les torches, phares ou lanternes requis

alinéa 21 (2) b)

34.

Conduire une dépanneuse — ne pas prendre des mesures adéquates en matière de visibilité

alinéa 21 (2) c)

35.

Faire en sorte ou permettre qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — ne pas prendre des mesures adéquates en matière de visibilité

alinéa 21 (2) c)

36.

Conduire une dépanneuse — ne pas porter les vêtements requis

alinéa 21 (2) d)

37.

Faire en sorte ou permettre qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — ne pas porter les vêtements requis

alinéa 21 (2) d)

38.

Conduire une dépanneuse — équipement, pièces et dispositifs en mauvais état de marche

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (i)

39.

Faire en sorte ou permettre qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — équipement, pièces et dispositifs en mauvais état de marche

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (i)

40.

Conduire une dépanneuse — poids sur le dispositif de soulèvement qui dépasse la charge utile ou le poids nominal

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (ii)

41.

Faire en sorte ou autoriser qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — poids sur le dispositif de soulèvement supérieur à la charge utile ou au poids nominal

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (ii)

42.

Conduire une dépanneuse — chaîne ou sangle non conforme

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (iii)

43.

Faire en sorte ou autoriser qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — chaîne ou sangle non conforme

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (iii)

44.

Conduire une dépanneuse — véhicule automobile tracté non fixé comme il est exigé

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (iv)

45.

Faire en sorte ou autoriser qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — véhicule automobile tracté non fixé comme il est exigé

sous-alinéa 21 (2) e) (iv)

46.

Faire en sorte ou autoriser qu’une dépanneuse soit utilisée — personne aidant le conducteur ne portant pas les vêtements requis

paragraphe 21 (3)

 

2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following Schedule:

Schedule 52.1.2

Ontario Regulation 325/21 under the Highway Traffic Act

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Offence

Column 3
Provision

1.

Provide towing services in a restricted towing zone not in accordance with regulation

subsection 3 (1)

2.

Offer to provide towing services in a restricted towing zone not in accordance with regulation

subsection 3 (1)

3.

Provide towing services not specified in a restricted towing zone

subsection 3 (2)

4.

Unauthorized towing services provider — provide towing services in a restricted towing zone

subsection 3 (3)

5.

Unauthorized towing services provider — offer to provide towing services in a restricted towing zone

subsection 3 (3)

6.

Towing services provider — tow truck not marked as required

subsection 5 (1)

7.

Drive or operate tow truck displaying specified information in a restricted towing zone when not providing towing services for that provider

subsection 5 (2)

8.

Fail to carry and surrender authorization on demand in a restricted towing zone

subsection 6 (1)

9.

Fail to provide information in a restricted towing zone to person as required

subsection 6 (2)

 

3. The Regulation is amended by adding the following Schedules:

Schedule 84

Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act, 2021

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Offence

Column 3
Provision

1.

Hold more than one tow certificate

clause 5 (4) (a)

2.

Hold more than one tow driver certificate

clause 5 (4) (b)

3.

Hold more than one vehicle storage certificate

clause 5 (4) (c)

4.

Fail to comply with certificate conditions

subsection 6 (4)

5.

Fail to respond promptly to inquiry from Director about eligibility

section 10

6.

Tow operator — fail to comply with prescribed requirements and standards

clause 11 (1) (a)

7.

Tow operator — fail to ensure workers comply with Act and regulations

clause 11 (1) (b)

8.

Tow operator —  fail to ensure truck meets prescribed requirements

subsection 11 (3)

9.

Tow truck driver — fail to comply with prescribed requirements and standards

section 12

10.

Fail to surrender required documents or information

section 13

11.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to comply with prescribed requirements and standards

clause 15 (1) (a)

12.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to ensure workers comply with Act and regulations

clause 15 (1) (b)

13.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to ensure yard facility meets prescribed requirements

subsection 15 (2)

14.

Tow operator — provide or offer services without required insurance

subsection 16 (1)

15.

Vehicle storage operator — provide or offer services without required insurance

subsection 16 (2)

16.

Tow truck driver — engage in prohibited practice

section 17

17.

Tow operator — engage in prohibited practice

section 17

18.

Vehicle storage operator — engage in prohibited practice

section 17

19.

Fail to keep records as required or surrender them on demand

subsection 18 (1)

20.

Fail to submit reports to Director as required

subsection 18 (2)

21.

Tow operator — fail to provide information or documents about collision or incident involving tow truck

subsection 18 (3)

22.

Tow operator — fail to meet prescribed requirements and standards for services

section 19

23.

Tow truck driver — fail to meet prescribed requirements and standards for services

section 19

24.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to meet prescribed requirements and standards for services

section 19

25.

Tow truck driver — provide or attempt to provide services without consent

clause 20 (1) (a)

26.

Tow truck driver — charge or demand payment without consent

clause 20 (1) (b)

27.

Tow operator — charge or demand payment without consent

clause 20 (1) (b)

28.

Tow truck driver — fail to document consent

subsection 20 (3)

29.

Tow truck driver — fail to provide copy of consent

subsection 20 (3)

30.

Tow operator — fail to document consent

subsection 20 (3)

31.

Tow operator — fail to provide copy of consent

subsection 20 (3)

32.

Alter documented towing consent

subsection 20 (4)

33.

Tow truck driver — interfere with prior consent given to another tow truck driver

subsection 20 (5)

34.

Tow truck driver — fail to provide required information to vehicle storage operator

subsection 21 (2)

35.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to maintain record of vehicles towed and removed

subsection 22 (1)

36.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify of vehicle location

clause 22 (2) (a)

37.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to provide required information

clause 22 (2) (b)

38.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to obtain consent

subsection 23 (1)

39.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to document consent

clause 23 (4) (a)

40.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to provide copy of consent

clause 23 (4) (b)

41.

Alter documented vehicle storage consent

subsection 23 (5)

42.

Tow truck driver — fail to permit reasonable access

subsection 24 (1)

43.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to permit reasonable access

subsection 24 (2)

44.

Tow truck driver — fail to comply with prescribed access requirements

subsection 24 (4)

45.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to comply with prescribed access requirements

subsection 24 (4)

46.

Tow truck driver — allow prohibited person to be a passenger

section 25

47.

Tow operator — charge or demand payment for services without first providing invoice

subsection 27 (1)

48.

Tow truck driver — charge or demand payment for services without first providing invoice

subsection 27 (1)

49.

Vehicle storage operator — charge or demand payment for services without first providing invoice

subsection 27 (2)

50.

Tow operator — fail to comply with Director’s notice re charges

subsection 28 (8)

51.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to comply with Director’s notice re charges

subsection 28 (8)

52.

Give, receive or offer inducements in relation to towing services

subsection 29 (1)

53.

Give, receive or offer inducements in relation to vehicle storage services

subsection 29 (1)

54.

Give, receive or offer inducements in respect of motor vehicle repair, appraisal or wrecking

clause 29 (2) (a)

55.

Give, receive or offer inducements in respect of a referral for services

clause 29 (2) (b)

56.

Prohibited referral

subsection 30 (1)

57.

Tow truck driver — fail to disclose interest

subsection 31 (1)

58.

Tow operator — fail to disclose interest

subsection 31 (1)

59.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to disclose interest

subsection 31 (1)

60.

Tow truck driver — charge or demand payment for services before disclosing interest

subsection 31 (2)

61.

Tow operator — charge or demand payment for services before disclosing interest

subsection 31 (2)

62.

Vehicle storage operator — charge or demand payment for services before disclosing interest

subsection 31 (2)

63.

Fail to provide information to person as required

subsection 35 (1)

64.

Tow truck driver — fail to post or display information as required

subsection 35 (2)

65.

Tow operator — fail to post or display information as required

subsection 35 (2)

66.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to post or display information as required

subsection 35 (2)

67.

Fail to comply with prescribed requirements and standards re representations

subsection 36 (1)

68.

Misleading, inaccurate or false representation

subsection 36 (2)

69.

Fail to provide Director with information regarding complaint

subsection 37 (3)

70.

Provide or offer towing services within 200 metres of collision, apparent collision or collision vehicle

subsection 38 (1)

71.

Park or stop a tow truck within 200 metres of collision, apparent collision or collision vehicle

subsection 38 (1)

72.

Tow truck driver — fail to comply with reasonable direction

subsection 39 (1)

73.

Tow truck driver — fail to comply with direction to leave or stay away from scene of collision

subsection 39 (2)

74.

Fail to assist with inspector’s examination of tow truck

subsection 54 (3)

75.

Fail to produce document, record or thing to inspector

subsection 54 (10)

76.

Fail to provide inspector with assistance to interpret document or record

subsection 54 (10)

77.

Fail to cooperate with inspector conducting an inspection

subsection 54 (13)

78.

Hinder, obstruct or interfere with inspector conducting an inspection

subsection 54 (14)

 

Schedule 84.1

Ontario Regulation 162/23 under the Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act, 2021

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Offence

Column 3
Provision

1.

Fail to submit an updated maximum rate schedule

subsection 3 (3)

2.

Tow operator — charge for service time increased by tow truck defect or operator or driver inefficiency

paragraph 1 of section 6

3.

Tow operator — charge for unnecessary services

paragraph 2 of section 6

4.

Vehicle storage operator — charge for access to or release of vehicle when yard facility is open for business

subsection 7 (4)

5.

Vehicle storage operator — charge for preparing or cleaning storage space

paragraph 1 of subsection 7 (5)

6.

Vehicle storage operator — charge for moving a motor vehicle not requested to be moved

paragraph 2 of subsection 7 (5)

7.

Vehicle storage operator — charge for administrative services

paragraph 3 of subsection 7 (5)

8.

Fail to accept prescribed payment method

subsection 10 (1)

9.

Pressure person to use one payment method over another

subsection 10 (2)

 

Schedule 84.2

Ontario Regulation 167/23 under the Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act, 2021

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Offence

Column 3
Provision

1.

Tow operator — fail to ensure copy of certificate is in tow truck

clause 12 (1) (a)

2.

Tow operator — fail to ensure name and certificate number displayed on tow truck as required

clause 12 (1) (b)

3.

Tow operator — fail to include required information on website or social media

subsection 12 (3)

4.

Tow certificate holder — fail to keep records in relation to business

subsection 13 (1)

5.

Tow certificate holder — fail to keep required records for each towing service

subsection 13 (2)

6.

Tow certificate holder — fail to make record as soon as practicable

subsection 13 (4)

7.

Tow certificate holder — fail to keep required records for at least two years

subsection 13 (5)

8.

Tow certificate holder — fail to keep records at business address

subsection 13 (6)

9.

Tow certificate holder — fail to ensure required information on stationary and documents

subsection 13 (7)

10.

Tow operator — fail to notify Director of name change within 15 days

clause 14 (1) (a)

11.

Tow operator — fail to notify Director of address or email change within 15 days

clause 14 (1) (b)

12.

Tow operator — fail to notify Director of change of officer or director within 15 days

clause 14 (1) (c)

13.

Tow operator — fail to notify Director of change of business relationships within 15 days

clause 14 (1) (d)

14.

Tow operator — fail to confirm or update information on Director’s request

subsection 14 (2)

15.

Tow certificate holder — fail to provide records or documents to Director after cancellation

subsection 14 (3)

16.

Tow operator — fail to notify Director before ceasing to do business

subsection 14 (4)

17.

Tow truck driver — fail to keep complete run sheet

subsection 19 (1)

18.

Tow truck driver — fail to give documents to tow operator as required

subsection 19 (2)

19.

Tow truck driver — fail to notify Director of change of name, address or email within 15 days

clause 20 (1) (a)

20.

Tow truck driver — fail to notify Director of change of business relationships within 15 days

clause 20 (1) (b)

21.

Tow truck driver — fail to confirm or update information on Director’s request

subsection 20 (2)

22.

Tow truck driver — fail to present certificate on request of person requesting or receiving services

subsection 21 (2)

23.

Tow truck driver — fail to tow using most direct route

subsection 21 (3)

24.

Tow truck driver — fail to tow in the most efficient manner

subsection 21 (3)

25.

Tow truck driver — fail to inform person of changed towing location

subsection 21 (4)

26.

Tow operator — fail to inform person of changed towing location

subsection 21 (4)

27.

Tow truck driver — fail to inform person of reasons for changing towing location  

subsection 21 (4)

28.

Tow operator — fail to inform person of reasons for changing towing location 

subsection 21 (4)

29.

Tow truck driver — tow to repair business without consent

subsection 21 (5)

30.

Tow truck driver — tow vehicle with person inside

subsection 21 (7)

31.

Tow truck driver — fail to provide vehicle storage operator with information

subsection 21 (8)

32.

Tow truck operator — fail to provide vehicle storage operator with information

subsection 21 (8)

33.

Tow truck driver — fail to take required photographs

subsection 22 (1)

34.

Tow truck driver — fail to record date and time of photographs on run sheet

subsection 22 (2)

35.

Alter photographs

subsection 22 (3)

36.

Tow truck driver — fail to provide photographs to Director upon request

subsection 22 (4)

37.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to maintain email address and telephone number for use when business not open

subsection 27 (1)

38.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to post required information outside yard facility

subsection 27 (2)

39.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to make reasonable efforts to release vehicle upon request

subsection 27 (3)

40.

Vehicle storage operator — require a person other than attending person to access or retrieve vehicle

subsection 27 (4)

41.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to inform owner or operator of vehicle location and retrieval information

subsection 27 (5)

42.

Vehicle storage operator — permit human habitation in stored vehicle

subsection 27 (6)

43.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to post required information on website or social media

subsection 28 (2)

44.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to keep records in relation to business

subsection 29 (1)

45.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to make required record for each motor vehicle stored as soon as practicable

subsection 29 (2)

46.

Vehicle storage operator — Fail to keep required records for at least two years

subsection 29 (4)

47.

Vehicle storage operator — Fail to keep records at business address

subsection 29 (5)

48.

Vehicle storage certificate holder — fail to ensure required information on stationary and documents

subsection 29 (6)

49.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify Director of name change within 15 days

clause 30 (1) (a)

50.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify Director of address or email change within 15 days

clause 30 (1) (b)

51.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify Director of change of officer or director within 15 days

clause 30 (1) (c)

52.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify Director of change of business relationships within 15 days

clause 30 (1) (d)

53.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to confirm or update information on Director’s request

subsection 30 (2)

54.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to inform Director within 15 days of commencing use of vehicle storage premises

subsection 30 (3)

55.

Vehicle storage certificate holder — fail to provide records or documents to Director after cancellation

subsection 30 (4)

56.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to notify Director before ceasing to do business

subsection 30 (5)

57.

Vehicle storage operator — fail to make arrangements for stored vehicles after cancellation or suspension

subsection 30 (6)

58.

Tow truck driver — fail to inform police of particulars and location of vehicle

subsection 32 (2)

59.

Tow operator — fail to inform police of particulars and location of vehicle

subsection 32 (2)

60.

Fail to provide Schedule 2 wording before asking for consent for towing services

subsection 33 (3)

61.

Fail to provide maximum rate schedule when consent is requested

section 34

62.

Request payment before providing services

clause 35 (3) (a)

63.

Fail to provide a receipt to payor at time of payment

subsection 35 (4)

 

Commencement

4. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day section 1 of Schedule 36 to the Less Red Tape, Stronger Economy Act, 2023 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.

 

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