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Old 01-29-2015, 08:06 AM   #1
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Height Restriction in Alberta

I understand there is a height restriction in Alberta of 4 meters which equals just shy of 13 ft and 1.5 in. How strict is this enforced? Is it a real problem? My 5th wheel is 13 ft 2 inches best I can measure.

We mainly stick to the more traveled/major roads in an area when pulling the trailer so not looking to take it into the backwoods. We'll venture off road with just the truck.

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Old 01-29-2015, 08:28 AM   #2
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Actually it is 4.15 metres = 164 inches.....you will be OK....

http://www.transportation.alberta.ca...tion/Truck.pdf
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Old 01-29-2015, 09:56 AM   #3
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Fonzie is correct, and as long as you don't hit an overpass - nobody cares and when you're legal in your home state you'll be legal here as a guest. It is usually gas stations and campgrounds that can give you grief. I don't know your travel plans but as long as you're on one of the major highways all the overpasses are clearly labeled and I can't remember a single one that is below 15', most are 18' or more.
B.t.w. there are some really weird numbers floating on the Internet, mainly due to poor metric conversion.
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Old 01-29-2015, 11:48 AM   #4
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Thanks. I guess I got bad info. I was testing some RV Plan N Go software that tipped me off saying it was restricted and then I googled and found this website Provincial RV Regulations in Canada that stated Alberta was restricted to 4 meters while remainder of Canada was 4.15m or greater.


Oh, I do watch for the signs and low overhangs!! I just didn't want to get measured crossing the border and told I was a No Go!


Thanks for your help!


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Old 01-30-2015, 08:19 PM   #5
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Heights

Here is why you watch your height restrictions.
There is one in there with a 5th wheel that peeled his air conditioners off and never even stopped.

11 FOOT 8 — The Canopener Bridge

I pull a good 12 feet with my Sunseeker and watch out also.
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