Ontario Implements New Safety Rules on Passenger and Light Duty Vehicles

The province of Ontario has updated their inspection standards for the first time in 42 years, requiring mechanics to go through a more detailed, 96-page checklist to evaluate vehicles. The new requirements were established in consultation with some of the roughly 33,000 technicians licensed to do Ontario safety inspections. There are more than 12,000 qualified…


A Quick Guide to Ontario’s Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) Certificate

To monitor the safety of commercial vehicles and disqualify operators who are deemed unsafe, all provinces in Canada are required to issue a National Safety Code number to all commercial carriers. In Ontario this is known as the Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration or CVOR. Carriers are evaluated based on safety performance ratings during roadside inspections, tickets, and accidents and during on-site safety audits.