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Landscape Ontario P r e s e n t e d b y T h e M i n i s t r y o f T r a n s p o r t a t i o n
Landscape Ontario What to expect when you are stopped by the MTO The first thing an officer will ask you for is all of your documents such as: Drivers License Registration Proof of Insurance Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration (CVOR) Daily Trip Inspection accompanied with Schedule 1
Landscape Ontario Drivers License What type of Drivers Licence is required?
Landscape Ontario Drivers License CLASS A Any combination of a motor vehicle and a towed vehicle where the towed vehicle exceeds a gross weight of 4600 kilograms More then 4600 kg/10120 lbs
Landscape Ontario Drivers License Class D Any motor vehicle exceeding 11,000 kilograms gross weight or registered gross weight. Any combination of a motor vehicle exceeding a total gross weight or registered gross weight of 11,000 kilograms. Towed vehicles not exceeding a total gross weight of 4,600 kilograms
Landscape Ontario Drivers License Class G Any motor vehicle not exceeding 11,000 kilograms gross weight or registered gross weight, and Any combination of a motor vehicle not exceeding a total gross weight or registered gross weight of 11,000 kilograms. Towed vehicles where the towed vehicles do not exceed a total gross weight of 4,600 kilograms
Landscape Ontario Proof of Insurance Make sure your insurance is valid and up to date. An original copy must be surrendered. Either vehicle specific or company specific
Landscape Ontario Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration CVOR is NOT Commercial motor vehicle, other than a bus, having a gross weight or registered gross weight of not more than 4,500 kilograms, an ambulance, a fire apparatus, a hearse, a casket wagon, a mobile crane, a motor home or a vehicle commonly known as a tow truck, More then 4500 KG CVOR is required
Landscape Ontario Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration Exemptions A pick-up truck is exempt from the requirements if, (a)it is being used for personal purposes without compensation; and (b) it is not carrying, or towing a trailer that is carrying, commercial cargo or tools or equipment of a type normally used for commercial purposes. Gross vehicle weight rating of 6,000 kilograms or less
Landscape Ontario Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration CHANGES Starting December 1, 2008 All CVOR certificates will be assigned an expiry date Existing (non-expiring) certificates are being assigned an expiry date over a two-year transition period Carriers converted in the first year of the transition period will receive an expiry date of two years. Carriers converted in year two will have a one year expiry assigned After transition, annual renewal will be required for all operators except those operators with carrier safety ratings of "satisfactory" or "excellent". These operators will only be required to renew their certificate every two years.
Landscape Ontario Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration FEE Schedule, EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2008 $250 Application for and issuance of an original CVOR certificate Re-instate a CVOR certificate after it has been invalid for more that 12 months Re-instate a terminated CVOR certificate after its expiry date. $100 A one-time fee to convert a non-expiring certificate to an expiring certificate, during the two-year transition period. $50 Annual Renewal fee after the two-year conversion period.
Landscape Ontario Permits and Registered Gross Weight The registered gross weight (RGW) determines the fee paid for truck licence plates. The truck's RGW is based on, and must be at least equal to the actual weight of the truck, or truck and trailer and load. The RGW is indicated on the right portion (plate portion) of a truck's ownership, to the right of "REG. GROSS WT
Landscape Ontario Determining Registered Gross Weights If the trailer weighs more than 2,800 kg (6,171 lb.); Register the truck for at least the combined weight of the truck and trailer, weights A and B. If the trailer weighs 2,800 kg (6,171 lb.) or less; Register the truck for at least the weight of the truck (weight B), which includes trailer tongue weight. Weight transmitted directly to the ground, by the trailer, is not included in the RGW.
Landscape Ontario Determining Registered Gross Weights Example # 1 The trailer weighs more then 2800 kg Minimum registered Gross Weight is 6000 kg 3000 kg
Landscape Ontario Determining Registered Gross Weights Example # 2 The trailer weighs less then 2800 kg Minimum Registered Gross Weight is 3000 kg 3000 kg2000 kg
Landscape Ontario Annual Inspection Certificates An annual safety inspection (PMCVI) is required if: the truck's actual weight, RGW or GVWR exceeds 4,500 kilograms (9,920 lbs) Over 4500 kg
Landscape Ontario Annual Inspection Certificates the actual weight of the truck, + actual weight of the towed trailer or trailers exceeds 4,500 kilograms, or the GVWR of the truck, + GVWR of the towed trailer or trailers exceeds 4,500 kilograms Combined over 4500 kg both Truck and Trailer require inspections An annual safety inspection is required if:
Landscape Ontario Daily Vehicle Inspection Purpose The purpose of daily vehicle inspection is to ensure the early identification of vehicle problems and defects before the vehicle is operated on the highway. Inspections prevent the operation of a vehicle with conditions that are likely to cause or contribute to the severity of an accident
Landscape Ontario Daily Vehicle Inspection Vehicles that require Inspections A truck that has a RGW or an actual weight over 4,500 kg (9,920 lbs). A truck and trailer combination if a truck has a RGW over 4,500 kg or a truck's actual weight, with the trailer attached is over 4,500 kg. CVOR Vehicles
Landscape Ontario Daily Vehicle Inspection DAILY VEHICLE INSPECTION REPORT Operator's name _________________________ Power unit; Plate # / jurisdiction __________________ / _____ Odometer reading _________________ Trailer Plate # / jurisdiction ____________ / _____ Inspection date / time ___________ / ________ Inspection location ____________________________ Printed name of inspection person _____________________________ power unit trailer; no major or minor defects found during initial inspection power unit trailer; major and minor defects found during the initial inspection or while en route ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ Signature - I inspected vehicles in accordance with the applicable Regulation ______________________ Signature of each driver who did not conduct the initial inspection; Power unit __________________________ Trailer _________________________________________ Sample
Landscape Ontario Daily Vehicle Inspection Pre-trip report must include: Licence plate# & jurisdiction Operator’s name Date & time of inspection Location where inspection took place (city, town, village) Printed name of inspector Odometer reading if applicable Statement as to whether major or minor defects found Statement by inspector that vehicle was inspected in accordance with ONT REG 199/07
Landscape Ontario Daily Vehicle Inspection Schedule 1 must be included Operators responsibility to supply to driver List Major and Minor Defects
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Light Vehicles “Light Vehicle” means An automobile, truck or van that weighs 4,500 kilograms or less shall be secured as general provisions in Part 1 NSC 10
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Requirements for a light Vehicle A light vehicle shall be restrained at both the front and rear from moving sideways, forward, rearward and vertically using a minimum of 2 tiedowns. 2 tiedowns
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Heavy Vehicles A vehicle that weighs more than 4,500 kilograms, OR Equipment or machinery that operates on wheels or tracks and weighs more than 4,500 kilograms
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Requirements for a Heavy Vehicle A heavy vehicle with crawler tracks or wheels shall be restrained against moving sideways, forward, rearward and vertically by at least 4 tiedowns, each with a working load limit of at least 2,268 kilograms, and, Each attached, as close as practical, at the front and rear of the vehicle or to mounting points on the vehicle that are specifically designed for that purpose, Accessory equipment on a heavy vehicle, including a hydraulic shovel, shall be completely lowered and secured to the vehicle. National Safety Code, Standard 10 For more information, visit
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Welded Steel Chain – Working Load Limit On and after January 1, 2010, a person shall not use a tiedown or a component of a tiedown to secure cargo to a vehicle unless it is marked by the manufacturer with respect to its working load limit. National Safety Code, Standard 10 For more information, visit
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Trailers – Secondary Means of Attachment A full trailer shall be coupled to the frame or an extension of the frame of a truck tractor or trailer with a safety connecting device that will prevent the full trailer from breaking loose in the event the tow bar fails or becomes disconnected. Safety Chain Requirements Minimum slack to provide articulation EACH CHAIN must have the ultimate breaking strength equal to the trailer or trailers being towed Connected to prevent the tow bar from dropping to the ground Equipped with hooks that will not become disconnected National Safety Code, Standard 10 For more information, visit
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement Breakaway Device A full trailer must be equipped with a Breakaway Device, so that if the tow bar somehow becomes dislodged the trailer can still come to a stop National Safety Code, Standard 10 For more information, visit
Landscape Ontario Cargo Securement General Cargo Securement Gas cans, rakes, shovels, tools etc. National Safety Code, Standard 10 For more information, visit HTA, Section 111 (2) - No person shall operate or permit to be operated upon a highway a motor vehicle that carries a load or draws a vehicle that carries a load unless the load is loaded, bound, secured, contained or covered so that no portion of the load may become dislodged or fall, leak, spill or blow from the vehicle. Cargo means all articles or material carried by a vehicle, including those used in the operation of the vehicle
Landscape Ontario New Legislation Mandatory Truck Speed Limiters Starting January 1, 2009, most large trucks driven in Ontario will be required to use electronic speed limiters that cap their speed at a maximum of 105 kilometres per hour
Landscape Ontario New Legislation Which vehicles are required to have speed limiters? All commercial vehicles 1995 and newer, with a manufactures weight rating of kg and more