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In 2009, Alberta’s updated Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation came into effect. These updates were created to stay consistent with both Canadian and North American legislative standards. The regulations cover safety standards, maintenance standards, trip inspection requirements, cargo securement requirements, school bus operation requirements, driveaway or towaway requirements, and transportation of anhydrous ammonia requirements. One of the major changes with the legislation was that trucks, truck-tractors, trailers and buses require a written trip inspection report, while motor coaches are to have an inspection every 30 days or 12,000 km.

Therefore, as per the updated Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation and Province of Alberta’s Traffic Safety Act, all commercial vehicles must be inspected on a regular basis to operate within Alberta. Read More