Environmental, Health and Safety Services

What constitutes an "obstructed view to the rear"?

Anything that interferes with the driver's view to the rear of the vehicle at ground level.  It includes:

  • structural members of the vehicle
  • the load being handled
  • height (relative to ground level viewing)
  • damage to windows or side mirrors used for rear view movement
  • restricted visibility due to weather conditions (e.g. heavy fog, heavy snow)
  • work being done after dark wtihout proper lighting