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.

Course Outline

  • 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