Engine Retarder Fines in N.S.

Avatar photo

HALIFAX, N.S. – Halifax Regional Police’s Community Response Unit has received complaints that trucks are using their engine brakes in prohibited downtown areas.

The complaints are specific to the Barrington Street area when trucks are making deliveries downtown. The APTA reminds drivers that it is illegal to use engine brakes in speed zones of 50 km/h or less under section 181A of the Motor Vehicle Act in the province.

The first offence will be $128.75; second is $157.50 and third is $215.00 For more details, contact Cst. Stephanie Hussey at 902-490-5044.

Avatar photo

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.

Have your say

This is a moderated forum. Comments will no longer be published unless they are accompanied by a first and last name and a verifiable email address. (Today's Trucking will not publish or share the email address.) Profane language and content deemed to be libelous, racist, or threatening in nature will not be published under any circumstances.