Passenger Car Trailer Registration

A passenger car trailer does require registration with requirements, as follows:

  • 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 and right rearview mirrors required;
  • Brakes: independent braking system required, where gross vehicle weight exceeds 1,500 kg

Size Limits: Total length: 23 m

  • Trailer length: 14.6 m
  • Width: 2.6m
  • Height: 4.5m

Speed Limits: 80 km/h unless otherwise posted

Registration Fee

Dependent on size of trailer



Telephone: (902)368-5228
Facsimile: (902) 368-5236
Published date: 
November 30, 2017
Transportation and Infrastructure

General Inquiries

Access PEI/Highway Safety Head Office
33 Riverside Drive,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-5200
Fax: 902-569-7560 

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