Motor Carrier


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Electronic Logging Devices (ELD)

Upcoming changes to the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulation, and proposed changes to the provincial Drivers of Hours Service Regulation, may require drivers and carriers to outfit their commercial/regulated vehicle with an electronic logging device (ELD). For more information on the changes and how it may impact commercial drivers and carriers, please visit our ELD information page.

Safety Fitness Certificate Renewals

Carriers renewing their Safety Fitness Certificates (SFC) during January, February or March should be receiving their SFC renewals by mail or e-mail soon. It's especially busy during these months, with a high volume of carriers up for renewal. To avoid delays please review and complete your renewal as necessary and return it immediately, long before renewing your vehicle registrations. Read more...

Manitoba Spring Road Restrictions

Manitoba Spring Road Restrictions (SRR) are in place to protect Manitoba's surfaced pavements from undue damage by reducing allowable axle weights during the spring thawing season.

Restrictions:

  • started on March 6, 2021 in Zone 1A
  • started on March 8, 2021 in Zone 1B
  • will start Tuesday, March 19, 2021 in Zone 2*
  • will not start before Wednesday, March 23, 2021 in Zone 3*

* Note: dates for Zone 2 and 3 may be delayed depending on the weather conditions.

Changes to spring road restrictions for any climate zone will be communicated with a 3-day advance notice. Read more...

Winter Seasonal Weights

Winter Seasonal Weights allow for higher than normal weights on Manitoba highways and roads during the winter season when the roadbed is in a frozen condition. 2020-2021 winter seasonal weights:  

  • ended on March 1, 2021 in Zone 1A
  • ended on March 2, 2021 in Zone 1B
  • ended on March 5, 2021 in Zone 2
  • will end on Tuesday, March 19, 2021 in Zone 3*

* Note: date Zone 3 may be delayed depending on the weather conditions.

More information on winter seasonal weights in any climate zone is available. Read more...

International Roadcheck CVSA

International Roadcheck CVSA takes place on May 4, 5 and 6, 2021. Motor Carrier Enforcement Officers participate annually in this event, conducting compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor carrier, vehicle and driver safety. Read more..