Alberta Forrest

Overview

Vehicles hauling logs and exceeding regulated dimensions and weights must operate under permits.

These permits include conditions that a vehicle must obey when the dimensions and weights exceed the regulated limits.

The following vehicle configurations are accepted in Alberta for the purpose of hauling logs:

9, 10 and quad axle application forms

9 and 10 axle B-Train

Regulation summary

This section includes:

  • regulated limits
  • equivalent to regulated limits for some configurations
  • permitted conditions for log haul configurations allowed to haul dimensions and weights exceeding regulated limits

Standard log truck

Single axle jeep logger

7 axle tandem jeep

8 axle tandem jeep/B-train

9 and 10 axle B-train

Quad axle – Semi-trailer

Dimension/winter weight log haul permit conditions

Standard log truck

Single axle jeep logger

7 axle tandem jeep/B-train

8 axle tandem jeep/B-train

Configurations requiring approval

9 and 10 axle B-train

Quad axle – semi-trailer

Additional permit requirements

Tridem drive trucks

A tridem drive permit is no longer required with the exception of configurations using pole trailers.
See the Conditions for Tridem Drive Trucks .

Log pickers

For information on log haul vehicles equipped with a picker, see:

For weights exceeding 7,300 kg on the steering axle:

For weights exceeding 7,300 kg on the steering axle of a picker truck: