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

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1. For the purposes of sections 519.8.1, 519.9, 519.10, 519.12, 519.20, 519.21.1 to 519.26, 519.31 to 519.31.3 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) and this Regulation,
“cycle” means
(a)  cycle 1, under which the hours of service are accumulated over a period of 7 days; and
(b)  cycle 2, under which the hours of service are accumulated over a period of 14 days; (cycle)
“daily log” means a record containing the information required by sections 29, 31 and 32 and the graph grid in Schedule II; (fiche journalière)
“day”, in respect of a driver, means the 24-hour period that begins at the hour designated by the operator and lasts for the duration of the driver’s cycle; (jour)
“director” means the federal director or a provincial or territorial director; (directeur)
“driver” means
(a)  a person who operates a heavy vehicle; or
(b)  a person employed or otherwise engaged by the operator to operate a heavy vehicle; (conducteur)
“home terminal” means the place at which a driver ordinarily reports for work. For the purposes of sections 29 to 31, the definition includes any temporary work site designated by the operator; (terminus d’attache)
“hours of driving” means the period of time during which a driver operates a heavy vehicle while the engine is running; (heures de conduite)
“hours of rest” means any period of time other than a driver’s hours of service; (heures de repos)
“hours of service” means the period of time that begins when a driver commences work including the time during which the driver is required by the operator to be available to work and ends when the driver stops work or is relieved of responsibility by the operator. Hours of service include the hours of driving and the time spent by the driver
(a)  inspecting, servicing, repairing, conditioning or starting a heavy vehicle;
(b)  travelling in the heavy vehicle as a co-driver, when the time is not spent in the sleeper berth;
(c)  participating in the loading or unloading of a heavy vehicle;
(d)  inspecting or checking the load of a heavy vehicle;
(e)  waiting for a heavy vehicle to be serviced, loaded or unloaded;
(f)  waiting for an assignment;
(g)  waiting for a heavy vehicle or its load to be inspected;
(h)  waiting during an inspection;
(i)  waiting at an en-route point because of an accident or other unplanned occurrence or situation; and
(j)  performing any work at the request of the operator. (heures de travail)
O.C. 367-2007, s. 1.