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Under what highway conditions may a taxi/bus let out passengers outside city limits?

• stop in a location that allows other drivers to see your vehicle from adistance of at least 85 metres (285 ft) in front and behind


What width of roadway must be left unoccupied beside the bus when stopping to take on or let off passengers?

• leave space to the left of your vehicle so that traffic may pass by — you should leave at least three metres (10 ft) so traffic can pass.

In a sedan-type vehicle, how many passengers may ride shotgun?

Under which conditions are you allowed to refuse persons from transport?

• your vehicle’s already carrying the maximum allowed number of passengers

• the passenger is:


- smoking


- using profane or offensive language


- acting in a disorderly manner or being offensive to other passengers.


If you order a person out of your vehicle, you must ensure that the person candisembark safely and in a location where they can reasonably be expected tofind alternate transportation.


At what times of the day are inside lights to be illuminated?

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What would you do if your vehicle broke down?

You must end the trip if your vehicle develops a problem that could endangerthe safety or comfort of any of your passengers.

Fix the problem or removethe danger before you continue the trip with your passengers.


You must make immediate arrangements to have your passengers transportedto their destination with as little delay as possible if a crash or breakdownmakes it impossible for you to continue.


What is the minimum safety equipment required for over 10 and over 12 passenger vehicles?

Every commercial passenger vehicle (as defined in the PassengerTransportation Act) that has a seating capacity of more than 10 occupants,including the driver, must have:

• one first-aid kit (that meets the WorkSafe BC guidelines)


• one spare tire


• at least one fire extinguisher.


The carrier is responsible for ensuring this emergency equipment is availableand in working order.


Passenger vehicles that have a seating capacity of more than 12, includingthe driver, must be equipped with an emergency exit door or emergencywindows. Large capacity limousines must meet Canadian Motor Vehicle SafetyStandards regarding emergency exits.Vehicles that have a seating capacity of more than 10 passengers must carrywarning devices such as flags and flares. For more information, see chapter 3,basic driving skills.


Baggage restrictions on bus?

The Motor Vehicle Act Regulations place strict limits on the transportation ofcargo or baggage in the passenger compartment of buses.

Cargo must becarried:


• in overhead racks adequately designed and constructed, and equippedwith an elastic rope or cord, doors, or a rigid vertical edge equal to half theheight of the remaining opening


• stowed under the seats and against a barrier which prevents forwardmovement


• in a separate compartment enclosed on all sides, or


• on a passenger’s lap.


Baggage or cargo must not block or partially block any aisle or exit.


In addition, a bus shouldn’t be loaded in a way that:


• obscures the driver’s view to the front, left or right


• obstructs access to emergency equipment• interferes with the movement of the driver’s arms or legs, or


• hinders the safe operation of the bus.



Smoking restrictions?

Don’t smoke if passengers are in your vehicle. This applies whether yourvehicle’s moving or not.Don’t be drunk while on duty either

Maximum driving hours allowed per day?


How many consecutive off-duty hours per day?

A ‘day’ is a 24-hour period that begins at the hour designated by the carrier.

Each ‘day’ is independent and there are certain on-duty, off-duty and drivinglimits for each day.


• A minimum of 10 hours of off-duty time must be taken every day.


• You’re allowed to drive a maximum of 13 hours in a day.


• You’re not allowed to drive after 14 hours on duty in a day.


Maximum on duty time for Cycle 1?
For cycle 2?

Cycle 1 — Drivers working on this cycle must not drive after completing70 on-duty hours in seven days


Cycle 2 — Drivers working on this cycle must not drive after completing 120hours in 14 days

In Cycle 2, when must you take 24 hours off?

Must take at least 24 consecutive hours off duty prior to accumulating 70 hours of on-duty time. The start time remains the same throughout each cycle. You must “reset” a cycle to change the start time.

How many consecutive hours to reset Cycle 1?
Cycle 2?

• 36 consecutive hours offduty to reset cycle 1

• 72 consecutive hours offduty to reset cycle 2.


How often must you take 24 hours off, regardless of cycle?

All drivers must take 24 consecutive hours off duty every 14 days.

When to submit your logbook to the carrier?

You must submit your logbook and all supporting documents to your carrierwithin 20 days

Consequences of exceeding maximum on-duty hours?

you die