C-24.2, r. 32 - Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles

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192. The purpose of the circle check of the mechanical condition of a heavy vehicle is to identify the vehicle’s defects appearing on the applicable lists of defects provided for in Schedules III to V.
The operator is bound to provide those lists in the form prescribed by those Schedules, all items being required to appear in the order prescribed. The operator may add items to that list solely in the division “Specific verifications required by the operator”.
O.C. 1483-98, s. 192; O.C. 623-99, s. 8; O.C. 370-2016, s. 95.
192. The pre-departure inspection of the mechanical condition of a heavy vehicle made under section 519.2 of the Code shall pertain to the following items, in accordance with the applicable safety standards below:
(1)  the service brakes provided for in paragraph 5 of section 30 with respect to the level of brake fluid, section 35, paragraphs 2 to 4, 10 and 11 of section 38, paragraphs 2, 4, 5 and 7 of section 165, paragraph 4 with respect to the minimum pressure and paragraph 5 of section 166;
(2)  the parking or emergency brake provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 39;
(3)  the steering mechanism provided for in section 103 with respect to the steering wheel, paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 105 with respect to the steering column, section 108 with respect to the belt and fluid level, paragraph 1 with respect to the steering wheel and column and paragraph 3 of section 167;
(4)  the lighting and signals provided for in sections 15 and 75 and paragraph 1 of section 163 with respect to the turn signals, hazard lights, parking lights and low beams;
(5)  the tires provided for in paragraph 1 with respect to the wear indicator, paragraphs 2, 3, 6 and 14 of section 120 and paragraphs 1, 3 and 4 of section 170;
(6)  the warning buzzer provided for in section 69;
(7)  the wipers and windshield washer provided for in section 70 and paragraph 8 of section 163;
(8)  the rear view mirrors provided for in sections 66 and 67;
(9)  the coupling device provided for in paragraphs 5 and 6 with respect to the engagement of the kingpin, 7 with respect to locking pins and paragraph 10 of section 169;
(10)  the wheels provided for in section 122 with respect to the fixing and paragraphs 6 and 7 of section 170;
(11)  the emergency equipment provided for in sections 78 and 79 of this Regulation and section 225 of the Code;
(12)  the suspension provided for in section 117 with respect to air leaks and paragraphs 1 to 5 of section 168;
(13)  the side rails and cross members of the chassis frame provided for in section 98 with respect to cracks and in paragraph 1 of section 169; and
(14)  the securing devices provided for in the Regulation respecting standards for the securing of loads (chapter C-24.2, r. 30).
Such inspection shall be limited to a visual or audio check-up, as the case may be, of the accessible items.
O.C. 1483-98, s. 192; O.C. 623-99, s. 8.