Vehicle and helmet exemptions

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

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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 and Albertans with medical or physical condition(s) can apply for an exemption.


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

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