Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations

Version of section 2.4 from 2009-12-09 to 2012-08-31:

  •  (1) In order to determine the prescribed class of a vehicle, any space in the vehicle designed for use by a person in a wheelchair is deemed to contain four designated seating positions for the purpose of determining the designated seating capacity if

    • (a) the vehicle was designed to have a designated seating capacity of more than 10; and

    • (b) any of the intended designated seating positions are replaced by a space designed for use by a person in a wheelchair.

  • (2) In order to determine the prescribed class of a vehicle resulting from the alteration of a bus by the replacement of any designated seating position with a space designed for use by a person in a wheelchair, the space may, at the option of the manufacturer, be considered to be equivalent to four designated seating positions for the purpose of calculating the designated seating capacity.

  • SOR/2009-318, s. 2.
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