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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 193 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Sound mechanical condition

  •  (1) The carrier must ensure that the vehicle to be used to transport Footnote *explosives is in sound mechanical condition and capable of safely transporting explosives.

  • Marginal note:Combustible material

    (2) The carrier and the driver must ensure that the portion of the vehicle containing explosives is free of grit, combustible or abrasive material, any fire-producing, spark-producing or flame-producing device and any substance that might ignite spontaneously.

  • Marginal note:Inspection

    (3) The driver must ensure that the vehicle, while transporting explosives, is inspected daily to verify that the following requirements are met:

    • (a) the fire extinguishers are filled and in good working order;

    • (b) the electric wiring is completely insulated and firmly secured;

    • (c) the fuel tank and fuel lines have no leaks;

    • (d) the chassis, engine, pan and bottom of the body are clean and free from excess oil and grease;

    • (e) the brakes and steering apparatus are in good condition; and

    • (f) the tires are not worn smooth or visibly defective.

  • Marginal note:Correcting deficiencies

    (4) The driver must ensure that any deficiencies found on the vehicle during an inspection are corrected before it is used to transport explosives.

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