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

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195. The circle check of the mechanical condition of a bus, minibus or motor coach under section 519.2 of the Code shall pertain to the items provided for in section 194 in accordance with the applicable safety standards and to the following items:
(1)  the lighting of the vehicle provided for in section 23;
(2)  the outside door providing access to a loading space or auxiliary compartment provided for in section 46 except as regards the device preventing the door from closing;
(3)  the top luggage rack and top luggage compartment provided for in paragraph 5 of section 56 with respect to its mounting or where it is so damaged as to not retain the luggage;
(4)  the seats, other than the driver’s seat, or the bench seats provided for in section 50 which shall be adequate;
(5)  the compartment floor and steps provided for in the first paragraph of section 51 which shall not be cracked, warped or perforated;
(6)  the emergency exit provided for in paragraph 4 of section 163 with respect to obstruction; furthermore, in the case of a door, it shall be adequate and its warning buzzer shall be in good working order;
(7)  the passenger restraint equipment provided for in paragraph 2 of section 56 and the shock-absorbing material on the stanchions provided for in paragraph 4 of that section.
For a school bus, the circle check shall also pertain to the lighting and signs provided for in section 15 with respect to the operation of the flashing lights and the alternately flashing yellow lights and the items provided for in section 75.
O.C. 1483-98, s. 195; O.C. 623-99, s. 9; 370-2016O.C. 370-2016, s. 95.
195. A driver shall be exempt from completing the inspection report and keeping it up-to-date when he is travelling within 160 km of his home terminal within the meaning of section 1 of the Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers (chapter C-24.2, r. 28), and if no defect is discovered in the pre-departure inspection or during the trip.
This exemption does not apply where the driver elects to examine and sign the last inspection report in accordance with the third paragraph of section 193.
O.C. 1483-98, s. 195; O.C. 623-99, s. 9.