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Half Load Restrictions

Half-Loads are implemented to enforce reduced load restrictions on commercial vehicles, mainly trucks, to protect municipal roads during spring thaw, when road damage is most likely to occur. The restriction enforces that the loaded weight of all commercial vehicles shall not be in excess of 5,000 kilograms per axle. The restriction is implemented in March, and in most cases, is lifted at the end of May.

Failure to abide by this load restriction will result in charges being laid under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act.

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