Rules, Regulations and Compliance

Gypsy Wind Custom Coach is a family owned and operated company that is committed to providing our customers with quality transportation for the event and entertainment industry.  We are dedicated to your safety with provincial, federal, and US DOT compliance.  We employ experienced drivers who are friendly and dependable.  Our insurance coverage meets all requirements for operating a public vehicle within Canada and the United States of America.

We are a fully permitted, licensed, and insured charter company.

We operate our coaches with the following required licensing and permits:     

Ontario Public Vehicle Operation Licence # PV-5748      Ontario Extra Provincial Operation Licence #X-3882

US DOT  #2007169      IFTA #ON001920034      FMCSA # MC-707930-C      CVOR #165-823-922

Special Authorization Certificates to pull a trailer: #SV16006543   and   SV16006544

Our coaches are IRP plated allowing complete juristictional operating authority throughout Canada and the United States of America.

As per our licensing, our coaches undergo under body safety inspections every 30 days/10000 miles, as well as 6 month and 12 month annual safety inspections.  Ministry of Transportation for Ontario (MTO) also inspect our coaches annually.

Driver’s Hours of Service

Our Drivers Must Follow Federal & Provincial Rules & Regulations

The professional drivers of Gypsy Wind Custom Coach abide by federal and provincial law.  For your information we have included Canadian and U.S. Hours of Service rules.  If you have any questions about the material found on this page, please let us know.

Our driver’s run with logs and follow the Hours of Service Regulations for the jurisdiction that they are operating in.

Gypsy Wind Custom Coach invites you to stay informed by reading our federal hours of service rules for motor coach drivers in Canada and the United States.

Canadian Hours of Service Rules

USA Hours of Service Rules


Entering the United States of America – Our driver’s have been instructed to not attempt an entry without a carnet when instruments and tool boxes are on board.  This is a necessity.  We have had customers turned back when gear was found on board without a carnet.  We have been warned to inform the clients that a carnet is needed to enter the country whenever tools of the trade are on the coach.  IT DOES NOT MATTER IF THE EQUIPMENT IS PERSONALLY OWNED.  It you use it to do your job, it is considered tools of the trade.

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