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Rules That Apply to RVs

Here are some of the common driving laws & rules affecting camping & RVs across Canada:

General rules to be in compliance across Canada (strictest province in brackets):
trailer over 2000 lbs must have safety chains, trailer breaks and breakaway switch (BC), be 3.85 m high (AB), 2.6 m wide, and 2 vehicle length (2 vehicles) under 20 m (NS). You should always wear seatbelts, and have a child safety seat for kids under 50 pounds (Manitoba).

BC AB SK MB ON QU NB PEI NS NFLD

Seatbelts mandatory
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Childseats for under XX lbs
40 40 40 50 80 40 40 40 40

Radar detectors, jammers, scanners
Y Y Y N N N N N N N

Right turn on red
Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y

Overnight parking in rest areas
Y/n N Y/N Y

Riding in truck campers
y Y y y Y Y y

3 vehicle combinations
N Y 20 m
max
23 m
in 5th
Wheel
23 m
in 5th
Wheel
2: 23 m
max
2: 23 m 2: 23 m 2: 23 m 2: 20 m
max
23 m
max

Headlights on all day
Y Y
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