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

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197.0.6. Except motor coaches to which a preventive maintenance program applies under section 543.2 of the Code, the specific inspection of the mechanical condition of a motor coach every 30 days or every 12,000 km made under section 519.15 of the Code shall pertain to the following components, in accordance with the applicable safety standards below:
(1)  the service brakes provided for in paragraphs 1 and 4, paragraph 11 with respect to the belt and paragraph 13 of section 30, paragraph 4 of section 31, paragraph 0.1, paragraph 5 with respect to the drain tap and paragraph 9 of section 38 and paragraph 4 with respect to the not securely mounted air compressor or the pulley that is cracked or broken of section 166;
(2)  the parking or emergency brake provided for in paragraph 2 of section 39;
(3)  the steering mechanism provided for in section 103 with respect to every steering component and the parts of the self-steering axle that shall be adequate and securely mounted and in the second paragraph of section 108 except with respect to a line touching a mobile part;
(4)  the exhaust system provided for in the second paragraph of section 91;
(5)  the tires provided for in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 13 of section 120;
(6)  the wheels provided for in paragraphs 1 and 3 of section 121 and the bearing provided for in the second paragraph of section 121.1;
(7)  the suspension provided for in paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 of section 115, section 117 except with respect to air pressure in the circuit and section 118;
(8)  the seatbelt provided for in section 80;
(9)  the seats or bench seats provided for in section 50 that shall be securely fixed;
(10)  the emergency window exit release and its buzzer provided for in paragraph 3 of section 54 and the hatch of the roof emergency exit in paragraph 4;
(11)  the structural members provided for in section 98;
(12)  the fuel supply system provided for in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of section 81.
The purpose of the specific inspection of the mechanical condition of a motor coach is to identify the defects appearing on the list of applicable defects provided for in Schedule VI. The list shall comply with the requirements provided for in the second paragraph of section 192. Despite the foregoing, the operator is not bound to place it inside the vehicle.
Any defect resulting from a non-compliant component observed during that inspection constitutes a major defect.
370-2016O.C. 370-2016, s. 96.