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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.