Government/Industry Meeting

Wednesday November 27, 2019



Vehicle Weight and Dimension Regulations in Canada – Update on Issues and Developments



National Developments & MOU Amendments

John Pearson


Provincial/Territorial Developments – Round table reports by jurisdiction

F/P/T Reps




Michael Kasprzak


Northwest Territories

Harris Beaulieu


British Columbia

Jan Lansing



Kim Durdle



Andrew Cipywynk



Jan McKee



Joe Lynch



Francois Janelle


New Brunswick

Matt Illsely


Prince Edward Island

Pat Dowling


Nova Scotia

Laurie Hurley


Newfoundland and Labrador

Krista Cull


Transport Canada

Mark Benze

Harmonization of VWD Regulations – Past, Present and Future



Past: History and the 1988 National MOU

John Pearson


Technical Issues and Presentations



Cooperative Truck Platooning

Mark Belzile, Transport Canada


6 x 2 Tractors Project – Final Results

Martha Christenson, Transport Canada


Dynamic Performance of Steerable Axles on Long Combination Semitrailers

Gordon Poole, National Research Council


Length Allowances for Autotarp Systems

Andrew Barnes, Alberta Motor Transport Assn


Sustainability & Mobility of Heavy Transportation

Gerard Noėl, gn-solutions


CleanBC Heavy-duty Vehicle Efficiency Program

Cory Patterson, BC Trucking Association


Oversize and Overweight Loads                                               



Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association

Ed Bernard, Precision Specialized Inc.

Louis Juneau, Nova Permits & Pilot Cars 


New West Partnership Progress on Pilot Car Issues

Jan Lansing, BC Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation


Pilot Car Industry Update              

Heather Murray, Sparrow Piloting Service


Other Business



FP Innovations History and Overview

Jan Michaelsen, FP Innovations