Skip to Main Content

Highway Safety Division

Bookmark and Share print small medium large 

HOME / MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION /


Passenger Car Trailer Registration

Registration: Required, fee dependent on size of trailer

Lighting: Tail lights, brake lights, licence plate lights, clearance and side lamp markers, turn signals, reflectors, mud guards, fenders (dependent on design) required

Hitch: Ball hitch mounted on bumper, permitted; two safety chains required

Mirrors: Left & right rearview mirrors required

Brakes: Independent braking system, where gross vehicle weight exceeds 1,500 kg

Size Limits: Total length: 23m

Trailer length: 14.6m

Width: 2.6m

Height: 4.5m

Speed Limits: 80 km/h unless otherwise posted

Special Provisions: Riding in towed trailer or pickup campers is permitted. Camping in rest areas permitted where posted. Maximum of one boat or general utility trailer may be towed behind passenger or pleasure vehicles. Total length of both not to exceed 23 meters (75 ft).

General Contact Information

Telephone:
368-5228
Facsimile:
368-5236

Service Location

Alberton
Access PEI Alberton
Map

Charlottetown
Access PEI Charlottetown
Map

Montague
Access PEI Montague
Map

O'Leary
Access PEI O'Leary
Map

Souris

Summerside
Access PEI Summerside
Map

Tignish
Access PEI Tignish
Map

Wellington
Access PEI Wellington
Map

back to top