2018 thaw period – Authorized load limits

Please be advised that the provincial transportation ministry in Quebec recently announced the dates for their respective 2018 spring thaw periods. We would like to remind you that it is your duty to respect the load limits to ensure everyone’s safety and to avoid any unnecessary financial lost.

Quebec thaw period

  Zone 1 : Monday, March 5th (12:01 am) to Friday, May 4th (11:59 pm)*

  Zone 2 : Monday, April 2nd (12:01 am) to Friday, June 1st (11:59 pm)*

  Zone 3 : Monday, April 16th (12:01 am) to Friday, June 15th (11:59 pm)*

* Depending on the changes in weather conditions, the start and end of the load restriction period may be moved ahead or postponed.



We would also like to remind you that our diversified fleet offers a range of shipping options, including triple- and quad-axle trailers, during this load restriction period. For more information, contact one of our client relations representatives today. They will be happy to assist you in finding the right transportation solution during this critical period. 

If you ship goods to Ontario or New-Brunswick, we encourage you to check with the corresponding transportation ministry website (e.g., www.mto.gov.on.ca, www2.gnb.ca) for the details specific to each region.

Click here to download the complete brochure on load restrictions and weight charts during the thaw period ->