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Speed Limiters

Transport Canada and the Ministries of Transport in Quebec and Ontario have taken the lead on a proposal to mandate speed limiters on trucks set to a maximum speed of 105 km/h. Further to this, in July 2008 Transport Canada has released the following six studies:

ACTA is opposed to this move, as is the Government of Alberta, the Owner-Operator Business Association of Canada and the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada. ACTA has sent a letter to the Alberta Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation (Download PDF) to confirm this stance and offer to participate in any industry discussions on the matter.