Safe Transportation of Farm Equipment - Section 2

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Section 2 -The Traffic Safety Act

This section provides general information and clarification of the laws that apply to farm vehicles and equipment in Alberta. It contains details on sections of the Traffic Safety Act that relate to farm vehicles and equipment.

This section does not describe all the laws that apply. For complete details, refer to the appropriate sections of the Traffic Safety Act and regulations and any other applicable acts and regulations.


  • Use your headlamps and tail lamps whenever you are on the road.
  • Motorists unaccustomed to large and slow-moving farm and industrial equipment need to be alerted to your position on the road and your slow travel speed. when in doubt, Make It Safe, Make It Visible.
  • When you purchase lighting and marking equipment, make sure it meets the appropriate Canadian Standars Association (CSA) or Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards.
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This information published to the web on March 25, 2009.
Last Reviewed/Revised on October 25, 2017.