31.4. One or two dry chemical fire extinguishers with an effective total rating of at least 40 BC must be installed near each tank of a tank truck used to transport liquefied petroleum gases.
As of 1 June 2012, a tank truck used to transport liquefied petroleum gases or any other motorized road vehicle or combination of road vehicles transporting liquefied petroleum gases in a means of containment with a capacity of more than 450 litres must be equipped with a fire extinguisher of at least 5 BC installed in the cab or affixed outside the cab.
The fire extinguishers referred to in the first and second paragraphs must be accessible.
Those fire extinguishers must also be charged and be inspected each year in accordance with the standard NFPA 10 “Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers” published by the National Fire Protection Association. An inspection tag must be affixed to the fire extinguisher, except during the first year of use.
O.C. 501-2005, s. 12; O.C. 1349-2011, s. 28.