It Seems There Is A Bill In Ontario Regarding Snow Removal From Vehicles


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13 Dec



Bill 183, Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Clearing Vehicles of Snow and Ice), 2014

Bill 183 2014

An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to prohibit driving a motor vehicle on a highway with a dangerous accumulation of snow or ice

 1.  The Highway Traffic Act is amended by adding the following section:

Penalty for driving with dangerous accumulation of snow or ice

   181.1  (1)  No person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a highway if snow or ice has accumulated on the motor vehicle, or on a vehicle or trailer drawn by the motor vehicle, in a manner that would pose a danger to other motor vehicles on the highway if the snow or ice were to fall or slide off.

Penalty

   (2)  Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $50 and not more than $500.

Penalty, commercial motor vehicles

   (3)  Every person who contravenes subsection (1) while driving a commercial motor vehicle is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000.


Reference: Legislative Assembly of Ontario

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