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Newfoundland And Labrador Oversize and Overweight Fines and Penalties

(1) Where a person commits an offence under subsection 3(2) or section 4, that person is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $100. Plus

(a) $1.20 for each 50 kilograms of the first 2,300 kilograms;

(b) $2.40 for each 50 kilograms of the excess weight over 2,300 kilograms but not over 4,500 kilograms;

(c) $3.60 for each 50 kilograms of the excess weight over 4,500 kilograms but not over 7,000 kilograms;

(d) $4.80 for each 50 kilograms of the excess weight over 7,000 kilograms but not over 9,000 kilograms;

and

e) $6 for each 50 kilograms of the excess weight over 9,000 kilograms.

(2) Where a vehicle has a dimension in excess of dimensions specified in section 9, the penalty shall be

(a) $100 where less than or equal to 0.5 metres overdimension;

(b) $150 where greater than 0.5 metres but less than 1.77 metres overdimension;

(c) $300 where greater than or equal to 1.77 metres but not more than 2.6 metres; and

(d) $750 where greater than 2.6 metres overdimension.

(3) In addition to the penalty imposed, in no case shall an overweight or overdimension proceed until a special permit has been obtained and all conditions attached have been complied with.

A person who fails to comply with or otherwise contravenes the terms or conditions prescribed in or in respect of or attached to a special permit issued under section 6, in addition to the penalty prescribed by the Act or the regulations for that failure or contravention, is liable on summary conviction to an additional fine of not less than $600.

Where a person commits an offence under subsection 3(2) or section 4, that person is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $100. Plus:

WEIGHT

FINE

For the first 5,070 lbs

$1.20 for each 110 lbs overweight

5,071 – 9,920 lbs

$2.40 for each 110 lbs overweight

9,921 – 15,432 lbs

$3.60 for each 110 lbs overweight

15,433 – 19,841 lbs

$4.80 for each 110 lbs overweight

Over 19,841 lbs

$6.00 for each 110 lbs overweight

OVER DIMENSION

FINE

Up to 1.6 feet

$100

1.6 - 5.5 feet

$150

Greater or equal to 5.5 feet

$300

8.5 feet over the legal dimension

$750

http://www.servicenl.gov.nl.ca/drivers/safetycode/spcl-perm-size.html

http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/regulations/rc010081.htm

http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/annualregs/2001/Nr010081.htm

http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/regulations/rc010081.htm#9_

http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/regulations/rc010081.htm#10_

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