Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations
2.3 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the designated seating capacity of a vehicle is the sum of the number of designated seating positions and wheelchair locations in the vehicle.
(2) The designated seating capacity of a motor home that has a GVWR greater than 4 536 kg may, at the option of the manufacturer, be the number of sleeping positions in the motor home.
(3) If a folding or removable seat is positioned at one or more wheelchair locations, the greater of the following shall be used for the purposes of subsection (1):
(a) the number of designated seating positions that the seat contains, and
(b) the number of wheelchair locations.
- SOR/2009-318, s. 2
- SOR/2011-264, s. 2
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