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Yield to Transit Buses Regulations

made under subsection 124A(5) of the

Motor Vehicle Act

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

N.S. Reg. 163/2011 (March 31, 2011, effective May 1, 2011)


1     These regulations may be cited as the Yield to Transit Buses Regulations.



2     In these regulations, “Act” means the Motor Vehicle Act.

Prescribed class of transit buses

3     Transit buses operated by any of the following are prescribed as a class of transit bus for the purpose of Section 124A of the Act:


                (a)    Halifax Regional Municipality;


                (b)    Kings Transit Authority;


                (c)    Strait Area Transit Co-operative Ltd;


                (d)    Transit Cape Breton.

Signage on transit buses

4     (1)    A sign to be displayed on a transit bus for the purpose of Section 124A of the Act must meet all of the following criteria:


                (a)    it must be in accordance with the depiction in Schedule A;


                (b)    it must be a minimum of 30 cm in height and 30 cm in width.


       (2)    A sign for the purpose of Section 124A of the Act must be displayed on the rear of the transit bus immediately above the left turn signal or, if not possible, as close as practicable to immediately above the left turn signal.

Schedule A: Yield to Transit Bus Sign

Yield to Transit Bus Sign