Regulatory

Emergency Movement of Equipment


Taken from the Commercial Vehicle Dimension and Weight Regulation AR315/2002, Part 3, Sub Section 10:

Emergency Exceptions
  1. The following commercial vehicles are exempt from sections 4 and 9 of this Regulation:
    1. a vehicle required by a road authority to transport materials needed for emergency maintenance of a highway;
    2. a vehicle transporting equipment to a forest fire, flood, train derailment, pipeline spill or other emergency.
  2. Sections 11, 14, 15 and 16 apply to the same extent as if the vehicle referred to in subsection (1) were being operated pursuant to an overdimensional permit or an overweight permit.
  3. When any vehicle is operated under subsection (1), the person operating the vehicle or the person on whose behalf the vehicle is being operated shall notify the Director of the emergency situation.

To view the Commercial Vehicle Dimension and Weight Regulation in its’ entirety, please follow the below link:

http://www.qp.alberta.ca/574.cfm?page=2002_315.cfm&leg_type=Regs&isbncln=9780779734542

The carrier must complete Emergency Movement of Equipment Form and fax it to the Central Permit Office within 24 hours of the start of the move.

Emergency Movement of Equipment Form


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