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Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations

Version of section 61 from 2019-06-12 to 2022-08-08:

  •  (1) The federal director may issue a special permit to a motor carrier for the purpose of a research or pilot project if the safety and health of the public, the driver or the employees of the motor carrier are unlikely to be jeopardized.

  • (2) Sections 12 to 54 and 76 to 99 do not apply in respect of special permits.

  • (3) The applicant shall provide to the federal director a detailed work plan that includes at least the following information:

    • (a) the nature of the proposed research or pilot project;

    • (b) the objectives of the proposed research or pilot project;

    • (c) the competence of the applicant to participate in the proposed research or pilot project;

    • (d) the criteria and method for measuring results;

    • (e) the safety implications and the approach to addressing any possible risks identified;

    • (f) the duration of the proposed research or pilot project; and

    • (g) the manner of and timing for reporting results.

  • SOR/2019-165, s. 14
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