Transportation laws are put in place to ensure public safety and to prevent damage to roadways. As a commercial vehicle operator, it's crucial that you understand and follow your province's transportation laws. This Alberta Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions course is designed as a general guideline to help you understand Alberta weight and dimension limits and the importance of adhering to them.
Factors that influence commercial vehicle weight allowances
The legal load limit, required safety measures, and related exemptions
Factors that determine the maximum allowable length for a vehicle and load
The difference between primary highways and local roadways
Road bans and their impact on you
Conditions under which an over-dimensional permit must be obtained and used