Transportation Information Regulations

Version of section 16 from 2013-11-20 to 2015-03-31:


 The following definitions apply in this Part.

courier

courier means a for-hire motor carrier that transports only small packages and parcels. (messager)

for-hire carrier

for-hire carrier means a motor carrier that has a transportation licence issued by a provincial authority that authorizes the motor carrier to transport freight and that has as its principal activity the transportation of freight for a fee. (transporteur pour compte d’autrui)

level I motor carrier

level I motor carrier means a for-hire carrier that has an annual operating revenue of at least $12,000,000. (transporteur routier de niveau I)

level II motor carrier

level II motor carrier means a for-hire carrier that has an annual operating revenue of at least $1,000,000 but less than $12,000,000. (transporteur routier de niveau II)

level III motor carrier

level III motor carrier means a for-hire carrier or an owner-operator that has an annual operating revenue of at least $30,000 but less than $1,000,000. (transporteur routier de niveau III)

level IV motor carrier

level IV motor carrier means a motor carrier that is not a for-hire carrier and is part of a corporation that has an annual operating revenue of at least $1,000,000. (transporteur routier de niveau IV)

motor carrier

motor carrier means a carrier that transports commodities by truck between provinces, between Canada and the United States or between Canada and Mexico. (transporteur routier)

owner-operator

owner-operator means a motor carrier that has a commercial licence issued by a provincial authority authorizing the carrier to haul trailers or other equipment and that transports freight for other motor carriers. (chauffeur contractant)

private carrier

private carrier means a motor carrier that is part of a company that has as its principal activity the sale of goods and that transports those goods. ((transporteur pour compte propre))

  • SOR/2013-196, s. 12.
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