Trucking Offences Charged Against Operator
Operators of commercial trucks weighing over 4,500kgs. are required to register what is known as Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) licensing.
Commercial operators, in addition to charges brought against a driver, may be charged for violating by the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, among many other laws applicable to roadway users. Typical CVOR concerns include vehicle fitness, overloading, insecure loadings, lack of required details within logbooks, improper licensing, among other things, and all as additional to charges against the driver. Charges against a CVOR may be laid by a police officer or an Ontario Ministry of Transportation ("MTO") officer for prosecution within the Ontario Court of Justice per the procedures prescribed within the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33, including regulations thereto.