is a slow moving vehicle (SMV) sign?
A slow moving vehicle sign is a reflective orange triangle bordered with red that warns other road users that the vehicle displaying the sign is traveling slower than the normal speed of traffic.
New usage of the SMV sign.
Prior to December 1996, only farm tractors and self propelled farm machines had to use the SMV sign. As of December 1, 1996, all vehicles that can not keep up a speed of more than 40 km/h, for example, horse-drawn carriages and road construction equipment, must display the SMV sign. If a slow moving vehicle is pulling another behind it then the SMV sign must hang on the rearmost vehicle of any combination of vehicles. It must be centered between 2 meters and 0.5 meters above the roadway.
Bicycles, mopeds and disabled vehicles being towed do not have to display the sign. Horse-drawn vehicles driven by people whose religious beliefs do not permit them to use the sign are also exempt. However, the back of the carriage must be outlined with reflective tape that is visible from at least 150 metersThe vehicle is slow moving, not the mailbox!
For more information, please contact:
of Transportation - MTO INFO
of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
45K p.r. 96.11
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