Yukon Oversize and Overweight Fines and Penalties

Legal Loads:
Length: Trailer length maximum is 53’. Overall length can be up to 75′ 4″ long.
Width: 8’ 6” wide.
Height: 13’ 7” tall.
Weight: 13,000 steer axle, 20,000 single axle, 36,300 tandem axle, 52,800 tridem axle.
Overhang: no limits, is only restricted by the overall length of load; 75′ 4″

128 Every person who operates a vehicle on a highway or who permits another person to operate a vehicle on a highway when that vehicle does not conform to the requirements of this Act or the regulations in respect of the standards and specifications for design, construction, or maintenance of the vehicle or any equipment or material used in it commits an offence. 129(1) Any officer may require the owner or operator of a vehicle that is being operated on a highway to submit the vehicle to examination and tests to ensure that the motor vehicle can be operated in compliance with section 128. 193.1(1) No person shall drive a vehicle with a load in, on, or attached to the vehicle on a highway unless the person has done what is reasonable to secure that type of load in the prevailing highway and weather conditions, so that the load or any part of the load remains in, on, or attached to the vehicle. (2) No person shall drive a vehicle on a highway which carries a load in, on or attached to the vehicle in such a manner that the load or part of the load falls off or out of the vehicle, or is a hazard to, or harms, any other highway user. (3) A person who (a) fails to do what is reasonable with regard to a load contrary to subsection (1), or (b) allows a load or part of a load to fall off or out of a loaded vehicle or allows a load or part of a load to harm, or be a hazard to, any other highway user, contrary to subsection (2) commits an offence. S.Y. 2004, c.15, s.6. 246 Any person who contravenes any provision of this Act or the regulations is guilty of an offence. S.Y. 2002, c.153, s.246. 247(1) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, a person who is guilty of an offence under this Act or the regulations for which a penalty is not otherwise provided is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $500 and in default of payment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months without the option of a fine. (2) A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection 5(1), 39(4) or 39(5) is liable on summary conviction (a) for a first offence, to a fine of not more than $200, and in default of payment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 30 days; and (b) for any subsequent offence, to a fine of not more than $500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 60 days or to both fine and imprisonment.

http://www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/pdf/Overweight_Vehicle_Single_Trip_Permits_-_Steering_Axles_-_Section_3_Page_C1_and_C2.pdf

http://www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/mv/mvdr_fines_points.html

http://wideloadshipping.com/yukon-shipping-regulations/

http://www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/pdf/traf2011.pdf

http://www.gov.yk.ca/legislation/acts/move_c.pdf

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