Carriages and Strollers Regulations (SOR/2016-167)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

SCHEDULE 3(Paragraph 5(1)(b) and section 13)Braking Device Testing

  • 1 The following method is to be used for testing the braking device of a carriage or stroller:

    • (a) place the carriage or stroller in the manufacturer’s recommended use position, with the braking device engaged, on a sheet of 19 mm plywood that is covered with 120 grit sandpaper or the equivalent, inclined 12° to the horizontal and of such a size that all of its wheels are at least 50 mm from any edge;

    • (b) place a dummy that meets the requirements set out in Schedule 9 in the centre of each seating unit;

    • (c) place the manufacturer’s recommended maximum load as follows:

      • (i) in the case where there is or is provision for a parcel bag, in the manufacturer’s recommended parcel bag,

      • (ii) in the case where there is or is provision for a parcel rack, in the manufacturer’s recommended parcel rack, and

      • (iii) in the case where there is or is provision for a parcel bag and a parcel rack, in the manufacturer’s recommended parcel bag and parcel rack;

    • (d) orient the carriage or stroller so that it is facing uphill;

    • (e) note whether the braking device is still engaged, the rotation of the braked wheels and whether the carriage or stroller has moved;

    • (f) orient the carriage or stroller so that it is facing downhill; and

    • (g) note whether the braking device is still engaged, the rotation of the braked wheels and whether the carriage or stroller has moved.

 
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