Weights and Dimensions

This online course is designed as a general guideline to help commercial vehicle operators understand Alberta weight and dimension limits and the importance of adhering to them.

Course Overview

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. In this weight and dimensions Alberta online training course you will learn about different roads, road bans, factors that weight have on vehicle and road safety.

Course Topics

  • 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