Motor Carrier


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Electronic Logging Devices (ELD)

Recent changes to the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulation and 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 Information

Section 312.2 of the Highway Traffic Act requires motor carriers to hold a valid safety fitness certificate (SFC) to operate a regulated vehicle in Manitoba. SFCs are renewed annually and a valid SFC is required to register a heavy commercial vehicle in Manitoba. Manitoba is changing the requirements related to the annual renewal process for SFC’s starting in the fall of 2022. Read more...

Manitoba consults on Safety Fitness Criteria and Certificates Regulations

A 45-day consultation period is currently underway for proposed changes to the Safety Fitness Criteria and Certificates Regulation. Most of the proposed changes to the regulation impact new motor carriers operating in Manitoba, however there are some implications for existing carriers. To learn more about the changes to the regulations and to provide comments, visit the Manitoba Regulatory Consultation Portal. Comments are invited starting on October 13, 2022 and close at midnight on November 28, 2022. 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.

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. 2021-2022 winter seasonal weights:  

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

International Roadcheck CVSA

International Roadcheck CVSA takes place on May 17, 18 and 19, 2022. 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..