This online Alberta Weights and Dimensions course is designed as a general guideline to help commercial vehicle operators understand dimension limits and the importance of adhering to them. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask us to help find a course.
Weights and Dimensions
This online Alberta Weights and Dimensions course is designed for commercial carriers in Alberta to understand the transportation regulations regarding the size and shape of loads and how they relate to the loads carried by your company.
The Weights and Dimensions course discusses the specific limits applicable in Alberta. Understanding weight restrictions, axle loads, road bans, and vehicle dimensions is essential for any commercial driver to avoid violations and potential fines and /or road damage. Conditions under which an over-dimensional permit must be obtained and used are also reviewed.
The Alberta Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions course is an essential tool for every commercial driver. It equips you with the knowledge necessary to operate within the legal limits, ensuring public safety and the longevity of road infrastructure. By embracing these guidelines, you not only protect yourself from potential legal issues but also play a crucial role in maintaining safe and reliable transportation systems in Alberta.
- 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
Certificate of Completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
Approximately 120 minutes
Testing conducted in this online Alberta Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials that further reinforce the information in this course can be accessed online.
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