Quebec State Regulations
Travel is not allowed during “peak hours” when over 12′ wide or over 90′ long, or over 13′
of rear overhang. Travel prohibited on Sundays and legal holidays.
See Restricted Travel
Oversize Load Signs
“D” signs front and rear are required when vehicle/load width exceeds 10′, or overall length exceeds 82′, or height exceeds 14′. (“Oversize Load” signs are not allowed to substitute for the “D” signs). Signs must be removed or covered when not in use.
Flags are required at the wide points at the front and rear corners, and at the rear extremities of overhangs. A red light should be attached at the extremity of a rear overhang.
All vehicles traveling under permit must have headlights turned on, and must display an amber beacon light visible from all directions.
|Steer Axle||12,000 lbs.|
|Single Axle||22,020 lbs.|
|Tandem Group||39,000 lbs.|
|Tridem Group||46,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight||Depends on Axle Spacings|
|Length – Semi-Trailer||53′|
|Gross Weight||Depends on axle configurations and routes.|
|Overhang||13′ Front or Rear|
|Width Over 12’3″||1|
|Width Over 14’4″||2|
|Width Over 17’5″||Police|
|Height Over 14’8″||1|
|Length Over 90′||1|
|Length Over 130′||2|
|Rear Overhang Over 13′||1|
Some routes may impose additional escort requirements.
Permits are printed in French, not English.