Frequently Asked questions

An annual safety inspection is required when the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the truck and trailer combined weighs over 4500KG's /9920LBS, and is used for COMMERCIAL use only. As of July 1st, 2019, trailers and tow vehicle exceeding the weight amount that are used for PERSONAL use (without compensation) no longer require a yellow sticker and annual inspection. The Highway Traffic Act also states that the pick up truck and trailer cannot be carrying commercial tools/cargo, or equipment normally used for commercial purposes in order to be considered for personal use. Also for the exemption to apply, the tow vehicle must have a manufacturers GVWR of 6500 kg or less AND be fitted with either the original, unmodified box that was installed by the manufacturer or an unmodified replacement box that duplicates the one originally installed by the manufacturer.

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GVWR is the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating on a trailer and determines what a particular trailer is capable of. GVWR takes into account the weight of the trailer plus the payload.

If a trailer has a GVWR of 2990lbs, and the trailer weighs 1200lbs, the carry capacity or payload would be 2990lbs-1200lbs = 1790lbs.

There is also tongue weight that could be calculated to determine the maximum payload.

Yes, we do! We are able to provide you with a new license plate or we can use your existing license plate & transfer your ownership. We are also able to provide you with a safety sticker for new and used trailers that we sell if required.

If you have the original plate portion of the ownership, and the trailer is going in the same name, we can use an existing plate you have and transfer that over to your new trailer. Trailer plates cannot be transferred into a different name.

Yes! We supply and install many types of hitches including bumper hitches, rails & brackets, fifth wheel hitches, gooseneck undermount & ball, and plate style.

We accept trade-ins of any brand, and will provide a fair market value on the spot if you bring the trailer to the dealership. We can also give you an estimated value of your trade with a fair description, and photos via email.

All trailers that are traded in will be reconditioned/serviced/safetied and be sold in our used trailer department. We also offer consignment sales, or will purchase your trailer from you, even if you're not replacing it. If you wish to schedule an appraisal of your trailer, you can fill out the form below, and someone will contact you, or you can bring your trailer by for an on the spot assessment.

We stock parts for all the brands we carry, and can order most parts for all brands.

We stock most all common trailer parts including tires, rims, brakes, lights, and wiring. We also have a great selection of jacks, locks, cabinets, holders, straps & chains. If you wish to inquire about ordering a part, or confirm we have it in stock, You can fill out the parts request form on our website.

Custom Trailer Packages

Whether you're looking for a custom car trailer, vending trailer, custom cargo trailer, race car hauler, or a promotions trailer, we are your trusted source. We have years of experience of helping clients build trailers to suit their needs for business or pleasure. We can work with our manufacturers to plan, and execute the trailer for you. Countless options are available, and we can help make your vision into reality. Check out just some of the trailers we have done in the past, and feel free to contact us with any questions, or requests.

The Trailer Company works with LMG Finance to custom build a finance or lease package with competitive interest rates and flexible terms to suit each customers individual needs.

Once you fill out our simple on-line “No Obligation” application, a representative from LMG will contact you and discuss your needs. Once you are approved paperwork is sent to the dealership and we arrange a time for you to come sign and pickup your new trailer.

We are a licensed inspection station with technicians on staff to complete annual safeties on trailers. We perform safeties on all brands and can perform the safety on your trailer whether it was purchased from us or not.

We do more than safeties, our licensed techs can perform maintenance and service on most brands of trailers and install addon products like drings, etrac, sled flooring packages and more. Give our service department a call at 613-283-4466 to speak to a service advisor or you can book your service appointment on our online form . We are not limited to only safeties, we also perform routine maintenance/service on all brands as well as some customization such as the addition of accessories, etc. Give our service department a call to book an appointment at (888) 447-9975, or book your service appointment on our online form to ensure we get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

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