Passenger Transportation Administrative Penalty Framework

Part 1: Offences under the Passenger Transportation Regulation

Section A: Operation of Commercial Passenger Vehicle

Care and control of licence. Licensee must operate in compliance with terms and conditions of licence.

Item Number Description of Offence Overview Reference Enforcement
Action
1 Operating outside of area Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 1
2 Operating outside the restriction(s) e.g. seasonal operations, taxi host drivers, service limitations (contracts) as prescribed in licence) Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) & Section 9 (1)(c) (i) Item 2
3 Operating outside the specific carrying capacity; and/or type/model of vehicle as prescribed in the licence Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 3
4 Operating outside the PDV/ICB exclusions as described in the licence Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 4
5 Operating more vehicles than permitted on licence (PDV only) Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 5
6 Not adhering to filed PDV rates Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 6
7 ICB operating below minimum route frequency Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 7
8 Not adhering to filed rules Part 2, Section 6(1)(a) Item 8
9 Leasing plate for a fee Part 2, Section 6(1)(b) Item 9

 

Section B: Vehicle driver is in compliance

Licensee must ensure driver of vehicle is in compliance to operate under the licence.

Item Number Description of offence overview Reference Enforcement
Action
10 Improper class of driver's licence Part 2, Section 7(a) Item 10
11 Driving under the influence of liquor or drugs (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 2, Section 7(b) Item 11
12 Smoking while driving Part 2, Section 7(b) Item 12

 

Section C: Carriage of Passengers

Licensee must ensure the passengers are safely transported.

Item Number Description of offence overview Reference Enforcement
Action
13 Exceeding carrying capacity limitations on passenger transportation vehicle Part 2, Section 8 Item 13
14 ICB not expressly authorized to carry standees (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 2, Section 9 & 9(1)(c)(iii) Item 14
15 Exceeding number of standees (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 2, Section 9(1)(a)(b) Item 15
16 Passengers enter or leave vehicle when not safe to do so (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 2, Section 10 Item 16
17 Fares collected when vehicle in motion Part 2, Section 11 Item 17
18 Driver improperly refused to transport passenger(s) (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 2, Section 12 Item 18

 

Section D: Condition of Vehicle

Licensee must ensure the vehicles are in a safe operating condition.

Item Number Description of offence overview Reference Enforcement
Action
19 Unsafe vehicle operated by licensee - failed to not proceed (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 3, Section 13 & Section 14 Item 19
20 Safety conditions of vehicle not reported promptly to licensee (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 3, Section 15 (1) Item 20
21 Inspection not performed on the vehicle before it is utilized to carry passengers. (Licensee must have vehicle inspected & repaired if vehicle is reported defective) (Penalty at Registrar's discretion) Part 3, Section 15 (2) & Section 13 & Section 14 Item 21
22 Written reports of repairs not kept for two years Part 3, Section 15 (3) Item 22
23 No curb side exit on commercial passenger vehicle Part 3, Section 16 Item 23
24 Commercial passenger vehicle operating with expired inspection certificate Part 3, Section 17 Item 24

 

Section F: Temporary Operating Permits

Licensee must operate in compliance with terms and conditions of temporary operating permit.

Item Number Description of offence overview Reference Enforcement
Action
29 Permit holder is operating in non compliance to the terms & conditions of the temporary operating permit Part 5, Section 20 & Section 21
(Passenger Transportation Act, Division 5, Section 36)
Item 29