Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations
62 (1) A provincial director may issue a permit to a motor carrier in respect of a commercial vehicle other than an oil well service vehicle if
(a) the safety and health of the public, the driver or the employees of the motor carrier are unlikely to be jeopardized; and
(b) a reduction of off-duty time or an increase in driving time is required
(i) to allow a driver following a regular itinerary to reach their home terminal or destination,
(ii) to allow the delivery of perishable goods, or
(iii) to accommodate a significant temporary increase in the transportation of passengers or goods by the motor carrier.
(2) The only deviations from the requirements of these Regulations that may be authorised in the permit are
(a) a reduction of the 2 hours of daily off-duty time required by subsection 14(3) if the commercial vehicle is driven south of latitude 60°N; and
(b) an increase in driving time and on-duty time of up to a total of 2 hours.
- SOR/2019-165, s. 15
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