Regulatory

Width Exceptions for Farm Equipment


Taken from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation AR315/2002, Part 1, Sub Section 6

The provisions of Section 4 with respect to the width of a commercial vehicle do not apply to
  1. A rubber tired tractor equipped with a dozer blade, if conspicuously displayed on each side of the widest part of the farm tractor, or displayed at the extremities of the blade, there are,
    1. When the farm tractor is used during daylight, warning flags, and
    2. When the farm tractor is used during darkness,
      1. Warning lights, or
      2. Warning flags made of fluorescent material that are adequately illuminated by the farm tractor’s working lights;
  2. Farm equipment loaded on a trailer
    1. During daylight, if warning flags are displayed at the widest part of the vehicle or load, or
    2. During darkness, if warning lights are displayed at the widest part of the vehicle or load;
  3. Any other farm equipment
    1. During daylight, or
    2. During darkness, if warning lights are displayed at the widest part of the vehicle or load.


To view the Commercial Vehicle Safety 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