Robert Monster

Safety and Legislation Consultant
Ontario School Bus Association

Robert Monster

Safety and Legislation Consultant
Ontario School Bus Association

Biography

Robert’s experience and knowledge comes from five years as an automotive technician, his subsequent education and training as a professional engineer, and 31 years with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO).  Specific to the school bus industry, Robert has been a member of the D250 School Bus Technical Committee of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), where he also spent four years as chair.

Within MTO, Robert worked with the Carrier Safety and Enforcement Branch as the Senior Vehicle Standards Engineer, where he was directly involved in the development and support of various equipment and inspection standards such as CSA D250, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) – National Safety Code (NSC) 11B standard and Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) type school bus inspections.  Robert has been assisting OSBA with safety and legislation matters since the fall of 2018.