Out-of-Province and U.S. Vehicles
Out-of-Province Canadian Vehicles
Vehicles plated in a province or territory other than Ontario may operate in Ontario if the vehicle(s) were inspected and an inspection report completed, in accordance with the daily inspection requirements of:
- The province or territory in which the vehicle is base plated
- National Safety Code Standard 13
- Ontario HTA Regulation 199/07, as detailed in this module
This also applies to out-of-province plated vehicles that are driven by Ontario licensed drivers who drive the vehicle only within Ontario.
U.S. Trucks, Trailers and Buses Operating In Ontario
Trucks or buses bearing U.S. plates may operate in Ontario if the vehicle(s) were inspected, and a daily inspection report completed, in accordance with the daily inspection requirements of the U.S., or any province including Ontario, or in accordance with National Safety Code Standard 13, as of May 2008, which is published by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators.
Where a daily inspection was completed in accordance with U.S. requirements, the driver must carry and produce a daily inspection report that is not more than 24 hours old. Where a driver does not have access to the vehicle's daily inspection report, an inspection must conducted in accordance with U.S. rules. The driver must carry a U.S. report that complies with U.S. requirements and that is not more than 24 hours old, or complete an inspection report that complies with HTA Regulation 199/07 in Ontario.
Ontario Trucks and Trailers and Buses Travelling in the U.S.
Ontario daily inspections and daily inspection reports are acceptable in the U.S.