"Handsfree" Operating
Info and Projects

Updated 20 Apr 2012, 2000 UTC

This page will feature links to pages/information reference Ontario's Handheld Device Law and projects to comply with the Amateur Handsfree deadline of 1 Jan 2013 and proposed extension to 2018

Transport Canada - Driver Distractions - Current Legislation

Transports Canada - Conducteurs et passagers en sécurité - Distractions des conducteurs

The Ontario Law
Bluetooth Capable Radios
Bluetooth and other options for "Handsfree" Projects


Ontario Regulation 366/09 - "Display Screens and Hand-held Devices" and Ontario Regulation 253/12 (Amendment)

Print out and keep a copy in your vehicle of Ontario's "Display Screens and Hand-held Devices" Law and amemndment which is now in effect since 26 Oct 2009
Section 13 - Amateur exemption for holding or using two-way radio until 1 Jan 2018 (Amended 28 Sept 2012)

Online Ontario eLaw:

ONTARIO REGULATION 253/12 amending ONTARIO REGULATION 366/09
English  francais
PDF format:
English  francais

ONTARIO REGULATION 366/09
English  francais
PDF format with highlighted Section 13 (PDF): English  francais



Bluetooth Capable Amateur Radios



Bluetooth and other options for "Handsfree" Projects
To comply with sections 13 and 14 of Ontario Law






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