Richmond, VA • Enhance the safety of the traveling public. • Prevent damage to the highway system. • Prevent damage to the load being transported. • Reduce undue delay to the normal flow of traffic. • Assure continuation of the industry’s safe transportation record. • Enhance the safety of the people involved in the movement of the over-dimensional load. • Prevent increases in insurance costs. • Avoid costly damage suits. • Encourage uniform escort operations. • A Traffic Safety Vehicle Escort Service. • Increased employment opportunities for families.