Notification to all Hydrovac Contractors considered Road-Building Machines. Effective July 1, 2017, new legislation will be in place requiring these units to be classified as Commercial Motor Vehicles.
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Ontario Highway Traffic Act Amendments and New Physical Damage Endorsement
Ontario Highway Traffic Act (Bill 173) With upcoming amendments to the Highway Traffic Act (Bill 173), certain road-building machines in Ontario will be classified as commercial motor vehicles, effective July 1, 2017. This change means that these pieces of equipment will need to be licensed and insured. Which types of road-building machines will be impacted? As of July 1, 2017, the following vehicles will no longer be considered road-building machines and they will be defined as commercial motor vehicles:
Read more on this from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, including the commercial motor vehicle requirements and a comprehensive list of road-building machines.
Post prepared by: John R Beadle, Vice President