We ensure your truck certification with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act is compliant, lift axle Regulation 413/05, which outlines weights and dimensions for “Safe, Productive and Infrastructure Friendly” (SPIF) commercial vehicles in Ontario.
Safe, Productive, Infrastructure-Friendly (SPIF) regulations minimize heavy truck damage to roads and bridges. Highway Traffic Act regulations are now causing a migration to 31 SPIF alternatives. Each has its own schedule in the regulation describing the vehicle, its axles, suspension and other required equipment as well as required dimensions and allowable weights. SPIF vehicles can have
An Ontario wide standard for commercial vehicles designed to further increase highway safety, improve commercial vehicle productivity, and reduce road/bridge damage caused by heavy vehicles.
- SPIF regulations define the way any truck that was purchased from July 1, 2011 – onward has to be built to get maximum
pay loadin Ontario.
- To achieve maximum output, a load equalizing steerable lift axle is used. If going with a lift axle; this combination gives you the most allowable
- You can still have a tandem unit or twin steer under the regulations, but would not have the
desirableoutcome. You can still choose a non-steer but the pay loadis greatly reduced with this configuration.