Tips when Traveling to Canada

Traveling to Canada  (Check back later for additional tip concerning traveling to Canada)Traveling to Canada for the first time can bring on an uneasy feeling. Here are some tips to help:

  • Speed limits are in Kilometers, 10 Km/hour = 6 mph, 100Km/hour -  62 mph
  •  Weights: 1 Kilogram = 2.20462 lbs, 10,000 Kilograms x 2.20462 = 22,046 lbs,  20,000 Kilograms = 44,092
  • When leaving the US to go into Canada, Canadian Customs will often ask a few of questions. Be prepared to answer these questions 
    • How long will you be staying in Canada?
    • Do you have any weapons?
    • Where are you from? 
  • When coming back into the USA, US customs will often ask a lot of questions. Be prepared to answer these questions :
    • Where did you pick up the load?
    • What product are you hauling?
    • Where are you from?
    • Where are you going?
    • What is your truck and trailer number?
    • Do you have a seal on the trailer?
    • How often to you travel to Canada?
    • Are you paying with US Dollars or Canadian money?
    • Do you have anything to declare? (Tell them everything you bought in Canada that you are bringing to the USA, that included food?