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Vehicle and helmet exemptions

Laws, requirements and exemptions for off-highway vehicle helmets and vehicle window tinting.

Overview

In Alberta, off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders must wear CSA-compliant helmets when riding on public land. Sikhs who wear turbans are exempt from this requirement.

Vehicles operating in Alberta must not have tinting material attached to the windshield and the windows to the left and right of the driver. Albertans with medical or physical condition(s) can apply for an exemption.

Contact

To connect with Vehicle Safety:

Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-8901
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-988-7628
Email: [email protected]

Address:
Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6B 2X3

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