C-24.2, r. 32 - Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles

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SCHEDULE III
List 1 – Heavy vehicle
Application :
This list applies to heavy vehicles other than a bus, minibus or motor coach.
Any trailer towed by a bus, minibus or motor coach must be inspected in accordance with list 2.
 Minor defects Major defects
1.Coupling devices
The defects provided for in points 1.B to 1.F apply when the vehicles are coupled.
 1.1Fastener component(s) of the coupling device missing, broken or loose1.ACoupling plate or kingpin bent to an extent that it makes coupling difficult, cracked or not securely fixed
 1.2Safety fasteners and coupling components missing, damaged or insecurely mounted1.BMovement between the fifth wheel and the frame
   1.CMore than 20% of the fasteners of the coupling mechanism damaged or missing
   1.D25% or more of the locking pins are missing or not working
   1.ECoupling mechanism not properly closed or locked
   1.FCoupling mechanism component missing, insecurely fixed, not properly adjusted or so damaged that it might rupture or fall off
 
2.Frame and cargo body
 2.1Side rails cracked or cross members cracked or broken2.ASide rails might break
 2.2Fixed components of the body missing or insecurely mounted2.BSide rails or cross members sagged in a way that makes a mobile part and the body touch
   2.CMore than 25% of the locking pins of the sliding bogie missing or not engaged
3.Heater and defroster
 3.1Windshield blower not operating  
 
4.Driver controls
 4.1Accelerator or clutch not operating properly4.AEngine fails to return to idle when accelerator is released
 4.2Horn not operating properly  
 
5.Steering
 5.1Misplacement of the steering column in relation to the normal position or adjustable steering wheel not remaining in set position5.AMisplacement of the steering column or wheel in relation to the normal position showing a risk of separation
 5.2Fluid level of power steering not the one prescribed by the manufacturer5.BPower steering inoperative
 5.3Pump belt cut  
 
6.Windshield wiper and washer
 6.1Wiper on passenger's side missing or inadequate6.AWiper on driver's side missing or inadequate
 6.2Windshield washer system ineffective  
 
7.Emergency material
 7.1First-aid kit required by law insecurely fixed and not readily accessible  
 7.2Chemical extinguisher required by law insecurely fixed, inadequate and not readily accessible  
 
8.Headlights and lights
 8.1Low beam, parking light, turn-indicator light, brake light or license plate light that does not turn on8.AFailure of all low-beams
   8.BAt the rear of a single-unit vehicle or the last vehicle of a combination of vehicles:
• Failure of the right or left turn-indicator lamp
• Failure of all brake lights
• Failure of all parking lights
 
9.Tires
 9.1Wear indicator for a tire touches the roadway or depth of a groove is equal to or less than the wear indicator9.AFor a tire mounted on the steering axle of a motor vehicle having a GVWR of 4,500 kg or more, the depth of 2 adjacent grooves is equal to or less than the wear indicator
 9.2A tire in the same wheel assembly having foreign material embedded in the tread or sidewall that could cause a puncture9.BSingle tire or the dual tires of the same wheel assembly having foreign material embedded in the tread or sidewall that could cause a puncture
 9.3A tire in the same wheel assembly so damaged that the cord or steel belt is exposed9.CSingle tire or the dual tires of the same wheel assembly so damaged that the cord or steel belt is exposed
 9.4Distorted tire, tread or sidewall separated from the carcass of the tire9.DTire in contact with a fixed part of the vehicle, a flat tire or a tire losing air or a bulge
 9.5Valve worn down, damaged, scraped or gashed  
 
10.Doors and other openings
 10.1Driver's door opens with difficulty or fails to open10.APassenger compartment door fails to close securely
 
11.Glass and mirrors
 11.1Windshield or side window on each side of the driver's compartment fails to provide the required view to the driver as a result of being damaged  
 11.2Outside rearview mirrors required by the Code missing, damaged or may not be adjusted and remain in set position  
 11.3Outside rearview mirror insecure or shows a sharp edge  
 
12.Wheels, hubs and fasteners
 12.1Lubricant under the minimum level or lubricant leakage of wheel bearing other than oozing12.AWheel bearing lubricant missing or not visible through a sight glass
 12.2Support or mounting holding the spare wheel not securely fixed to hold it12.BWheel fastener is missing, cracked, broken or insecure
   12.CWheel damaged or shows signs of repair with welds
 
13.Seat
 13.1Driver's seat inadequate or not staying in set position13.ADriver's seat belt missing, modified or inadequate
 
14.Suspension
 14.1Leaf spring other than a main spring leaf or broken coil spring14.AMain spring leaf, rubber pad or 25% or more of the leaf springs in the assembly are broken or missing
 14.2Air leak in suspension, ball so damaged that the cord is exposed or repaired14.BAir leak in the system not compensated by compressor or ball missing or deflated
   14.CComponent for mounting the axle missing, insecure, cracked or broken
   14.DComposite spring leaf cracked over 75% of its length or has cracks
   14.ELeaf spring or coil spring moved and in contact with moving parts
   14.FCoil spring so broken that the vehicle is completely sagged or torsion bar cracked
   14.GBroken axle or component for positioning the axle or wheel missing, insecure, cracked, broken or damaged so as to affect the parallelism or cause an axle or wheel to move out of its position
 
15.Fuel system
   15.ATank poorly fixed and could break loose
   15.BCap missing
   15.CFuel leak other than oozing
 
16.Exhaust system
 16.1Leak of exhaust gas elsewhere than where intended by the manufacturer16.ALeak that causes exhaust gas to enter the passenger compartment where the floor is perforated
 
17.Electric brake system
 17.1Cable or electric connection not securely attached to the fasteners or connection17.AImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 
18.Hydraulic brake system
 18.1Fluid level in the reservoir of the master cylinder below minimum level required18.AFluid level in the reservoir of the master cylinder lower than one quarter of the maximum level specified by the manufacturer
 18.2Brake pedal reaches the floor18.BBrake pedal reaches the floor within less than 10 seconds or pedal has to be depressed several times before getting pressure
 18.3Warning light on while the engine is running or not on where the ignition key is in the "on" or "start" position18.CBrake boost or power assist is inoperative
 18.4Warning light not on when the parking brake is applied and released or not turned off when released18.DImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 18.5Parking brake not operating properly  
 
19.Pneumatic brake system
 19.1Low pressure warning buzzer not operating properly19.ANo low pressure visual and warning light and buzzer is operating properly
 19.2Low pressure visual and warning lights not operating properly19.BAir compressor not operating properly
 19.3Pressure regulator not operating properly19.CAir leak whose rate within one minute exceeds 40 kPa (6lb/in2) for a single-unit vehicle, 48 kPa (7lb/in2) for a two-unit vehicle and 62 kPa (9lb/in2) for a three-unit vehicle
 19.4Audible air leak or whose rate within one minute exceeds 20 kPa (3lb/in2) for a single-unit vehicle, 28 kPa (4lb/in2) for a two unit vehicle and 35 kPa (5lb/in2) for a three-unit vehicle19.DImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 19.5Parking or emergency brake not operating properly  
 
Specific inspections required by the operator
370-2016O.C. 370-2016, s. 109; I.N. 2016-12-01; I.N. 2017-01-01.
SCHEDULE III
List 1 – Heavy vehicle
Application :
This list applies to heavy vehicles other than a bus, minibus or motor coach.
Any trailer towed by a bus, minibus or motor coach must be inspected in accordance with list 2.
 Minor defects Major defects
1.Coupling devices
The defects provided for in points 1.B to 1.F apply when the vehicles are coupled.
 1.1Fastener component(s) of the coupling device missing, broken or loose1.ACoupling plate or kingpin bent to an extent that it makes coupling difficult, cracked or not securely fixed
 1.2Safety fasteners and coupling components missing, damaged or insecurely mounted1.BMovement between the fifth wheel and the frame
   1.CMore than 20% of the fasteners of the coupling mechanism damaged or missing
   1.D25% or more of the locking pins are missing or not working
   1.ECoupling mechanism not properly closed or locked
   1.FCoupling mechanism component missing, insecurely fixed, not properly adjusted or so damaged that it might rupture or fall off
 
2.Frame and cargo body
 2.1Side rails cracked or cross members cracked or broken2.ASide rails might break
 2.2Fixed components of the body missing or insecurely mounted2.BSide rails or cross members sagged in a way that makes a mobile part and the body touch
   2.CMore than 25% of the locking pins of the sliding bogie missing or not engaged
3.Heater and defroster
 3.1Windshield blower not operating  
 
4.Driver controls
 4.1Accelerator or clutch not operating properly4.AEngine fails to return to idle when accelerator is released
 4.2Horn not operating properly  
 
5.Steering
 5.1Misplacement of the steering column in relation to the normal position or adjustable steering wheel not remaining in set position5.AMisplacement of the steering column or wheel in relation to the normal position showing a risk of separation
 5.2Fluid level of power steering not the one prescribed by the manufacturer5.BPower steering inoperative
 5.3Pump belt cut  
 
6.Windshield wiper and washer
 6.1Wiper on passenger's side missing or inadequate6.AWiper on driver's side missing or inadequate
 6.2Windshield washer system ineffective  
 
7.Emergency material
 7.1First-aid kit required by law insecurely fixed and not readily accessible  
 7.2Chemical extinguisher required by law insecurely fixed, inadequate and not readily accessible  
 
8.Headlights and lights
 8.1Low beam, parking light, turn-indicator light, brake light or license plate light that does not turn on8.AFailure of all low-beams
   8.BAt the rear of a single-unit vehicle or the last vehicle of a combination of vehicles:
• Failure of the right or left turn-indicator lamp
• Failure of all brake lights
• Failure of all parking lights
 
9.Tires
 9.1Wear indicator for a tire touches the roadway or depth of a groove is equal to or less than the wear indicator9.AFor a tire mounted on the steering axle of a motor vehicle having a GVWR of 4,500 kg or more, the depth of 2 adjacent grooves is equal to or less than the wear indicator
 9.2A tire in the same wheel assembly having foreign material embedded in the tread or sidewall that could cause a puncture9.BSingle tire or the dual tires of the same wheel assembly having foreign material embedded in the tread or sidewall that could cause a puncture
 9.3A tire in the same wheel assembly so damaged that the cord or steel belt is exposed9.CSingle tire or the dual tires of the same wheel assembly so damaged that the cord or steel belt is exposed
 9.4Distorted tire, tread or sidewall separated from the carcass of the tire9.DTire in contact with a fixed part of the vehicle, a flat tire or a tire losing air or a bulge
 9.5Valve worn down, damaged, scraped or gashed  
 
10.Doors and other openings
 10.1Driver's door opens with difficulty or fails to open10.APassenger compartment door fails to close securely
 
11.Glass and mirrors
 11.1Windshield or side window on each side of the driver's compartment fails to provide the required view to the driver as a result of being damaged  
 11.2Outside rearview mirrors required by the Code missing, damaged or may not be adjusted and remain in set position  
 11.3Outside rearview mirror insecure or shows a sharp edge  
 
12.Wheels, hubs and fasteners
 12.1Lubricant under the minimum level or lubricant leakage of wheel bearing other than oozing12.AWheel bearing lubricant missing or not visible through a sight glass
 12.2Support or mounting holding the spare wheel not securely fixed to hold it12.BWheel fastener is missing, cracked, broken or insecure
   12.CWheel damaged or shows signs of repair with welds
 
13.Seat
 13.1Driver's seat inadequate or not staying in set position13.ADriver's seat belt missing, modified or inadequate
 
14.Suspension
 14.1Leaf spring other than a main spring leaf or broken coil spring14.AMain spring leaf, rubber pad or 25% or more of the leaf springs in the assembly are broken or missing
 14.2Air leak in suspension, ball so damaged that the cord is exposed or repaired14.BAir leak in the system not compensated by compressor or ball missing or deflated
   14.CComponent for mounting the axle missing, insecure, cracked or broken
   14.DComposite spring leaf cracked over 75% of its length or has cracks
   14.ELeaf spring or coil spring moved and in contact with moving parts
   14.FCoil spring so broken that the vehicle is completely sagged or torsion bar cracked
   14.GBroken axle or component for positioning the axle or wheel missing, insecure, cracked, broken or damaged so as to affect the parallelism or cause an axle or wheel to move out of its position
 
15.Fuel system
   15.ATank poorly fixed and could break loose
   15.BCap missing
   15.CFuel leak other than oozing
 
16.Exhaust system
 16.1Leak of exhaust gas elsewhere than where intended by the manufacturer16.ALeak that causes exhaust gas to enter the passenger compartment where the floor is perforated
 
17.Electric brake system
 17.1Cable or electric connection not securely attached to the fasteners or connection17.AImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 
18.Hydraulic brake system
 18.1Fluid level in the reservoir of the master cylinder below minimum level required18.AFluid level in the reservoir of the master cylinder lower than one quarter of the maximum level specified by the manufacturer
 18.2Brake pedal reaches the floor18.BBrake pedal reaches the floor within less than 10 seconds or pedal has to be depressed several times before getting pressure
 18.3Warning light on while the engine is running or not on where the ignition key is in the "on" or "start" position18.CBrake boost or power assist is inoperative
 18.4Warning light not on when the parking brake is applied and released or not turned off when released18.DImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 18.5Parking brake not operating properly  
 
19.Pneumatic brake system
 19.1Low pressure warning buzzer not operating properly19.ANo low pressure visual or warning light or buzzer is operating properly
 19.2Low pressure visual and warning lights not operating properly19.BAir compressor not operating properly
 19.3Pressure regulator not operating properly19.CAir leak whose rate within one minute exceeds 40 kPa (6lb/in2) for a single-unit vehicle, 48 kPa (7lb/in2) for a two-unit vehicle and 62 kPa (9lb/in2) for a three-unit vehicle
 19.4Audible air leak or whose rate within one minute exceeds 20 kPa (3lb/in2) for a single-unit vehicle, 28 kPa (4lb/in2) for a two unit vehicle and 35 kPa (5lb/in2) for a three-unit vehicle19.DImportant reduction in the braking capacity of the service brake
 19.5Parking or emergency brake not operating properly  
 
Specific inspections required by the operator
370-2016O.C. 370-2016, s. 109; I.N. 2016-12-01.