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Pedicab Helmet and Equipment Regulations

made under Sections 170B and 200 of the

Motor Vehicle Act

R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 293

O.I.C. 2006-412 (September 29, 2006), N.S. Reg. 184/2006


1     These regulations may be cited as the Pedicab Helmet and Equipment Regulations.


2     In these regulations,


                (a)    “Act” means the Motor Vehicle Act;


                (b)    Helmet Regulations” means the Helmet Regulations made under the Act;


                (c)    “pedicab” means a pedicab as defined in the Pedicab Operation Regulations made under the Act.

Helmet for pedicab operator

3     (1)    A pedicab is prescribed as a device under subsection 170B(1) of the Act.


       (2)    A person who operates a pedicab must wear a helmet that complies with Sections 3 and 4 of the Helmet Regulations.


       (3)    The following persons are exempt from the requirement of Section 170B of the Act to wear a helmet:


                (a)    a person referred to in clause 5(a), (b) or (c) of the Helmet Regulations;


                (b)    a passenger being transported in a pedicab.

Equipment for pedicab

4     In addition to the requirements for a lighted head lamp and a red brake light in subsection 174(7) of the Act, a pedicab must be equipped with all of the following:


                (a)    running lights and rear turn signals;


                (b)    a reflex mirror;


                (c)    a brake that enables the pedicab operator to make the braked wheels skid on dry, level and clean pavement;


                (d)    a bell or horn in good working order.