Alberta Transportation requires annual inspections of commercial trucks, truck-tractors, light trucks, trailers, and semi-trailers with a combined weight of 11,794 kilograms when operating intra-provincially and 4,500 kg when operating extra-provincially. Registered buses that carry more than 10 passengers (including the driver) must be inspected semi-annually. The rules and regulations governing the standards of CVIP inspection are updated all the time, hence the need for such frequent inspections. Commercial vehicle to find a facility that is licensed by the Vehicle Safety Section to perform the CVIP. In addition, the technicians must also be licensed to perform the CVIP inspection.
A CVIP Inspection is a diligent and extensive inspection which includes, but not limited to, powertrain, suspension, brakes, steering, lighting and electrical system, tires and wheels, body, couplers, and hitches. A CVIP is conducted as per the standards set in the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Manual of Alberta Transportation.
Once a vehicle passes the inspection, a sticker with an expiry date adheres to the vehicle. The CVIP Inspection certificate should be available with the driver of the vehicle at all times and must be made available on the request of an investigator or peace officer.
Auto Imports is a fully licensed Alberta auto inspection facility for doing a Commercial Vehicle Inspection and we have licensed technicians on our team to conduct the inspection as per Alberta Transportation standards.
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