Alberta 5 Axle Semi Truck Size and Weight Limits

Alberta: 5 Axle Semi Truck

semi truck tractor trailer

Gross Weight Limits

Ruleset Jurisdication Permit Required? Estimated Gross *
AB Provincial Law Primary No 87,082 lbs

* This is an estimate as it does not include bridge and tire compliance.

Axle Weight Limits

Ruleset: AB Provincial Law

Jurisdication: Primary

Axle Group Tire Type Axle Spread Axle Weight Limit
Steer AxleSingle 13,228 lbs
Tandem DrivesSuper Singles 33,951 lbs
Tandem DrivesDuals48 - 73 in 37,479 lbs
Trailer TandemSuper Singles 33,951 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals48 - 96 in 37,479 lbs
Trailer TandemDuals96 - 121 in 20,062 lbs

Dimension Restrictions

Dimension NameMinMax
Overall Height13' 7"
Overall Length75' 6"
Overall Width8' 6"
Tractor Wheelbase20' 4"
Tractor Tandem Drive Spread3' 11" 6' 1"
Semi-Trailer Length53' 2"
Semi-Trailer Wheelbase
- Kingpin to Center of Axles
20' 6" 41' 0"
Semi-Trailer Track Width8' 2" 8' 6"
Semi-Trailer Tandem Axle Spread3' 11" 6' 1"
Semi-Trailer Kingpin Setback6' 7"
Effective Rear Overhang35% of Trailer Wheelbase Max.



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