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MTO Approves Reg Change for Smart Lift Axles on Trailers

Jul 09, 2019 · Earlier this spring MTO posted a series of proposals to the Regulatory Register and in less than a few months they have moved forward. The announced changes continue to strike a balance between safety, productivity and the protection of infrastructure while accommodating technological advances in truck and trailer equipment technology.

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MTO rules out change in dump truck regulation - ROAD TODAY

Dec 10, 2020 · MTO rules out change in dump truck regulation. December 10, 2020. Scores of dump truck drivers descended on Queen's Park in the middle of a pandemic lockdown Thursday morning to protest changes to weights and dimensions, but the province stood firm on its plan to enforce compliance New Year's Day. At the center of the dispute is Ontario Regulation 413/05: …

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Fixing Ontario's axle weight issues - Rock to Road

Mar 28, 2018 · To help avoid future blockades, and to understand the scope of the industry issues being discussed, Ontario's Ministry of Transportation (MTO) agreed to have the Safe, Productive, and Infrastructure Friendly (SPIF) Vehicle Weights and Dimensions Regulation reviewed by a third party to determine whether changes to the program are needed; and what affect the SPIF …

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MTO to Officially Allow Permits for Smart Lift Axles

As previously reported, OTA had spearheaded the lobby efforts with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to allow for the use of smart lift-axles (SML) on semi-trailers and for the use of longer tractors (up to 6.8 metre wheel-base) pulling multi-axle semi-trailers.. In a letter received by OTA late last week, MTO has officially formalized permit programs for both these initiatives.

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New Rules for Pickup Trucks and Trailers in Ontario!

Jul 01, 2019 · Regulation 611: Annual Inspections: Personal-Use Pickup Trucks and Trailers. Effective July 1, 2019, pickup trucks and trailers for personal use are exempt from the requirement for an annual inspection (both the inspection and displaying the yellow decal/sticker). • The pickup truck and trailer are NOT carrying commercial tools or cargo, or

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Trucking: Axle Weight / SPIF | Ontario Sand, Stone

Dec 31, 2020 · Fleet or individual truck owners are encouraged to visit MTO for more information. The MTO Vehicle Weights and Dimensions public guidebook can be found here. OSSGA has received a number of questions from members who hire trucks about this issue and how they are to know if a truck is in compliance or not.

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Commercial vehicle safety requirements - mto.gov.on.ca

Aug 03, 2021 · Commercial vehicle safety. A commercial motor vehicle is: a truck or highway tractor with a gross weight or registered gross weight of more than 4,500 kilograms (kg) OR. a bus with a seating capacity for ten or more passengers. Compliance with commercial vehicle regulations is enforced on-road by Ministry of Transportation enforcement officers

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Dumped truck spills gravel, causes delays on Lookingglass Road

Jan 13, 2022 · An overturned dump truck on Lookingglass Road limited traffic for nearly an hour Thursday while crews cleaned up spilled gravel and the truck was eventually flipped back into its upright position

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MTO responds to Windsor dump truck protest: Onus is on

Dump truck owners have had almost 10 years to prepare for the province's lift axle rule, says Ontario's Ministry of Transportation in response to the protest convoy that happened in …

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Road-Building Machines - Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

Jun 23, 2021 · Road-building machines are designated as slow-moving vehicles and subject to Section 76 of the Highway Traffic Act and Regulation 616 (Slow Moving Vehicle Sign). Must display a slow-moving vehicle sign while operating on the highway. Shall not operate on the highway at a speed greater than 40 km/h.

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Windsor-Essex dump truck owners protest costly new gov't

Dec 28, 2020 · The point of the protest, Awss said, was an email from the MTO that he and other dump truck owners received earlier this month, informing them that updated lift axles will be required on all dump

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MTO A license test. - Trucker Forum - Trucking & Driving

Apr 12, 2007 · I have gone to a very good truck driving school where I have learned a lot about operating trucks safely. 3 Times I have taken my road test at the Kenora rd Hamilton, Ontario MTO and 3 times I have failed for minor reasons such as rubbing a curb on a right turn with a 53' trailer, or turning your signal off before fully completing your lane change.

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Commercial Vehicle Operators' Safety Manual

MTO responds to Windsor dump truck protest: Onus is on

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Commercial vehicle safety requirements - mto.gov.on.ca

Ontario has made excellent progress on road safety over the past decade, but the top… MTO rules out change in dump truck regulation. December 10, 2020. BREAKING NEWS: Border-crossing Canadian truck drivers won't face quarantines, testing under vaccine mandate;

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Dump truck drivers want Ontario to relax new rules | The Star

Mar 09, 2021 · Dump truck drivers are hitting a wall of safety concerns as they push Ontario to relax new rules — long in the works — requiring that rigs more than 15 years old get expensive new axles or cut

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GTA dump truck protests occupy MTO inspection stations

Apr 12, 2021 · GTA dump truck protests occupy MTO inspection stations Back to video The new requirements were first set out in 2011, but gave companies ten …

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Glider Kit Trucks - A Quick Guide to What You Need to Know

Jun 12, 2020 · The Benefits of a Glider Kit Vs New Truck Purchase. Glider kit vs new truck. Gliders Cost Less Than New. One advantage of glider kits is that you can get a like-new truck about 25% less than the cost of a comparable new truck. The lower cost is of great appeal to a truck owner. This is due to the fact that the engine can be rebuilt (recycled

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Commercial vehicle – Frequently asked questions

Jul 09, 2019 · "Truck" includes pickups and business-type vans with commercial licence plates. Farm plated trucks are subject to the same RGW rules. Light trailers that transmit to the highway a total weight of 2,800 kilograms (6,173 lb.) or less …

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Changes to regulations on vehicle weights and dimensions

MTO is firm on enforcing SPIF regime - Truck News

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Regulations Section | Federal Motor Carrier Safety

§ 393.11 Lamps and reflective devices. § 393.17 Lamps and reflectors—combinations in driveaway-towaway operation. § 393.24 Requirements for head lamps, auxiliary driving lamps and front fog lamps. § 393.25 Requirements for lamps other than head lamps. § 393.28 Wiring systems. § 393.40 Required brake systems. § 393.41 Parking brake system. § 393.42 Brakes …

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