C-24.2, r. 28 - Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers

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An area of a heavy vehicle is a sleeper berth if
(1) it is designed to be used as sleeping accommodation;
(2) it is located in the cab compartment or immediately adjacent to the cab compartment and is securely fixed to it;
(3) it is not located in or on a semi-trailer or a full trailer;
(4) if it is located in the cargo space, it is securely compartmentalized from the remainder of the cargo space;
(5) in the case of a bus,
(a) it is located in the passenger compartment;
(b) it is equipped with a berth at least 1.9 m in length, 60 cm in width and 60 cm in height;
(c) it is separated from the passenger area by a solid physical barrier that is equipped with a door that can be locked;
(d) it provides privacy for the occupant; and
(e) it is equipped with a means to significantly limit the amount of light entering the area;
(6) in the case of a heavy vehicle other than a bus, it is rectangular in shape with at least the following dimensions:
(a) 1.9 m in length, measured on the centre line of the longitudinal axis;
(b) 60 cm in width, measured on the centre line of the transverse axis; and
(c) 60 cm in height, measured from the sleeping mattress to the highest point of the area;
(7) it is constructed so that there are no impediments to ready entrance to or exit from the area;
(8) there is a direct and readily accessible means of passing from it into the driver’s seat or compartment;
(9) it is protected against leaks and overheating from the vehicle’s exhaust system;
(10) it is equipped to provide adequate heating, cooling and ventilation;
(11) it is reasonably sealed against dust and rain;
(12) it is equipped with a mattress that is at least 10 cm thick and adequate sheets and blankets or a sleeping bag; and
(13) when the driver is a member of a team of drivers, it is equipped with a means of preventing ejection of the occupant during deceleration of the heavy vehicle, the means being designed, installed and maintained to withstand a total force of 2,700 kg applied toward the front of the vehicle and parallel to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle.
O.C. 367-2007, Sch. I.