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-====== My quick guide to the Ontario HTA for Bicyclists and Drivers ====== 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm|Ontario Highway Traffic Act]] 
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-===== Difference between Standing, Stopping, and Parking ===== 
-  * **Stopping** is when you stop the vehicle for any reason other than to avoid hitting another vehicle. (or bicycle or pedestrian) 
-  * **Standing** is when you stop to allow a passenger to get in or out. (This explains "Taxi Stand" as well) 
-  * **Parking** is when you stop to allow passengers to get in or out OR to load or unload cargo. 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​s1s1|Definitions in the HTA]] 
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-“stop” or “stopping”,​ when prohibited, means the halting of a vehicle, even momentarily,​ whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or of a traffic control sign or signal;\\ 
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-“stand” or “standing”,​ when prohibited, means the halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers;​\\ 
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-“park” or “parking”,​ when prohibited, means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when standing temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers; 
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-“highway” includes a common and public highway, street, avenue, parkway, driveway, square, place, bridge, viaduct or trestle, any part of which is intended for or used by the general public for the passage of vehicles and includes the area between the lateral property lines thereof; 
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-==== Lighting on a bicycle ==== 
-one-half hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunrise and at any other time when, due to insufficient light or unfavourable atmospheric conditions, persons and vehicles on the highway are not clearly discernible at a distance of 150 metres or less, 
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-shall carry a lighted lamp displaying a white or amber light on its front and a lighted lamp displaying a red light or a reflector approved by the Ministry on its rear, and in addition white reflective material shall be placed on its front forks, and red reflective material covering a surface of not less than 250 millimetres in length and 25 millimetres in width shall be place on its rear. 2009, c. 5, s. 28 (1). 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​s62s17|Lights and reflectors on bicycles, etc.]] 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​s64s3|Brakes on bicycle]] 
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-Intermittent red light restricted 
-(14)  Subject to subsections (14.1) and (15), no person shall use a lamp, other than the vehicular hazard warning signal lamps commonly known as four way flashers, that produces intermittent flashes of red light. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 62 (14); 2007, c. 13, s. 17 (1). 
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-===== "​Doorprize"​ ===== 
-http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​BK248 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​s147s1|Staying to the right]] 
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-[[http://​www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/​html/​statutes/​english/​elaws_statutes_90h08_e.htm#​BK353|Cyclist to identify self]] 
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-“vehicle” includes a motor vehicle, trailer, traction engine, farm tractor, road-building machine, bicycle and any vehicle drawn, propelled or driven by any kind of power, including muscular power, but does not include a motorized snow vehicle or a street car; (“véhicule”) 
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