California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

West Virginia State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

5 Consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions


The following holidays are restricted: Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Event Restrictions-No Overdimensional travel between sunrise of the first date until sunset of the last date.

  • West Virginia University football games-No travel in Monongalia, Marion, Harrison and Preston Counties on the day of home games.
  • Pioneer Days Festival-No travel in Marlinton (Pocahontas County)
  • State Fair-No travel on US219 from I64 to Ronceverte (Greenbrier County)
  • Treasure Mountain Festival-No travel in Franklin (Pendleton County)
  • Forest Festival-No travel in Elkins (Randolph County)
  • Bridge Day-No travel on US 19 between US 60 and Oak Hill (Fayette County)

Other Restrictions

  • School Bus Hours-No travel allowed Monday through Friday on two lane highways for escorted vehicles from 7 AM to 9 AM and 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM during the school year.

Charleston Area-No travel allowed for escorted vehicles from 7 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 6 PM during daylight savings time. During Eastern Standard Time, travel is allowed only from 9 AM to 4 PM. Charleston area includes I64 between Exit 39 and Exit 85, I77 between Exit 106 and Exit 85, US119 from Ruth to I64, and all other routes within 5 miles of the Charleston City Limits.

Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits Across the USA

Operating Time

Sunrise to sunset. Transports up to 110,000 lbs., but not oversize, may travel 24/7.

Weekend Travel

Weekend travel, when allowed, is given upon request.

Transportation Requirements

USA & Canada Pilots - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits
365 Nationwide & Canada Pilots - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits


Anything over routine issue dimensions requires special approval from the DOT.

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for any load requiring an Escort.


18” red or orange flags required at the four corners of all oversize loads.


Maximum width for a blade or bucket is 12 feet. Blade has to be detached and hauled on a
separate trailer if the gross dozer plus blade weight is over 80,000 pounds.

Routine Issues

Single Axle28,000 lbs.
Tandem Group45,000 lbs.
Tridem Group50,000 lbs.
Quad Group55,000 lbs.
Gross Weight120,000 lbs.
HeightNo Set Maximum*
LengthNo Set Maximum*
Overhang15′ Front | 30′ Rear

*Dependent on load clearance of route to be taken.

Escort Requirements

Width 10’6”-12’1 Front On 2-Lane Highways
Width 12’1”-14’1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways | 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways
Width 14’1”-15’2 (Front & Rear)
Width 15’1”-16’3 (2 Front, 1 Rear) On 2-Lane Highways | 3 (1 Front, 2 Rear) On 4-Lane Highways
Height Over 15’1 Front W/ High Pole
Length 75’-95’1 Rear On 2-Lane Highways
Length 95’1”-100’1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways | 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways
Length 100’1”2 (Front & Rear)
Overhang Over 10’1 Front or Rear depending on the overhang
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