Reports on road conditions, construction, major incidents and weather alerts that could affect travel on Alberta highways.
Safety, rules, regulations and permits for commercial transportation.
Information about driver's licences, practice knowledge tests, preparing for road tests and becoming a driver.
Financial assistance programs for municipal governments and organizations.
Maps of provincial highways, vehicle inspection facility locations, the high-load corridor, highway service classifications and more.
Information about Alberta’s transportation network.
Resources for consultants to do business with government.
Technical resources and specifications for transportation contractors.
Starting March 1, 2019, all road tests will be conducted by Government of Alberta employees.
Distraction is dangerous for all road users. Use electronic devices only when you’re stopped and off the road.
Commercial driver training
Standardized, entry-level training will be mandatory for all new Class 1 and 2 commercial drivers as of March 1, 2019.
Commercial carrier pre-entry requirements
Enhanced requirements for new and existing commercial trucking companies come into effect in 2019.
Safe winter driving
When winter hits, snowplow operators work to keep Alberta’s highways clear and open to traffic. They're committed to maintaining safe winter driving conditions, but drivers have a role to play too. Learn more about safe winter driving.
The ministry consists of the Department of Transportation and the Alberta Transportation Safety Board (ATSB).
The department promotes a vital and diverse economy by:
- managing transportation safety
- supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities
- expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access
- preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure
- holds driver conduct hearings
- hears appeals of driver, vehicle, commercial carrier and railway safety decisions
- provides policy feedback and recommendations on Traffic Safety Act implementation and enforcement
- Annual reports
- Budget documents
- Business plans
- Ministry publications
- Provincial Construction Program
- Feb 22, 2019
Between Friday, Feb. 22, at 9 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, at 7 a.m., Macleod Trail will be closed to both directions of traffic at the intersection of Highway 22X.
- Feb 22, 2019
Government has awarded seven new highway maintenance contracts based on a new hybrid performance-based model.
- Feb 21, 2019
Government is taking steps to end photo radar being used as a revenue-generating tool.