O. Reg. 251/12: DRIVERS' LICENCES

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r12251
Published: 2012-09-04

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ontario regulation 251/12

made under the

Highway Traffic Act

Made: August 29, 2012
Filed: September 4, 2012
Published on e-Laws: September 5, 2012
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 22, 2012


Amending O. Reg. 340/94

(DRIVERS’ LICENCES)

1. Ontario Regulation 340/94 is amended by adding the following section:

2.1 (1) Where the Minister changes the class of a Class A, B, C or E driver’s licence, the driver’s licence may only be changed to,

(a) a Class G driver’s licence; or

(b) a Class C, D, E or F driver’s licence, if the Minister is satisfied that the holder of the driver’s licence meets the qualifications for that class of driver’s licence.

(2) Subsection (1) applies despite the Human Rights Code.

2. Section 16 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

16. The Minister may require that,

(a) any holder of a Class G or M driver’s licence who has reached the age of 80 complete successfully the applicable examinations prescribed in section 15 every two years and demonstrate every two years that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(b) any holder of a driver’s licence who has reached the age of 70 and is involved in an accident complete successfully the applicable examinations prescribed in section 15 and demonstrate that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(c) any holder of a Class A, B, C, D, E or F driver’s licence who has reached the age of 65 but has not yet reached the age of 80 and is involved in an accident or accumulates more than two demerit points complete successfully the applicable examinations prescribed in section 15 and demonstrate that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(d) any holder of a Class A, B, C, E or F driver’s licence who is under the age of 46 complete successfully the examination prescribed in clause 15 (1) (a) every five years and demonstrate every five years that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(e) any holder of a Class A, B, C, E or F driver’s licence who has reached the age of 46 but has not yet reached the age of 65 complete successfully the examination prescribed in clause 15 (1) (a) every five years and demonstrate every three years that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(f) any holder of a Class A, B, C, E or F driver’s licence who has reached the age of 65 but has not yet reached the age of 80 complete successfully the examination prescribed in clause 15 (1) (a) every five years and demonstrate every year that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14;

(g) any holder of a Class D driver’s licence who has reached the age of 65 but has not yet reached the age of 80 complete successfully the examination prescribed in clause 15 (1) (a) every five years and demonstrate every five years that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in subsection 18 (3);

(h) any holder of a Class A, B, C, D, E or F driver’s licence who has reached the age of 80 complete successfully the applicable examinations prescribed in section 15 every year and demonstrate every year that he or she continues to meet the qualifications prescribed in section 14; and

(i) any holder of a driver’s licence with an air brake endorsement complete successfully the examinations prescribed in clauses 15 (1) (c) and (d),

(i) at any time that he or she is required under any of clauses (a) to (h) to take an examination prescribed in clause 15 (1) (a) or (b), or

(ii) every five years.

Commencement

3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of April 1, 2013 and the day it is filed.

 

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