California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Florida State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

5 consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions


If over 10’ wide, 80’ long, or 14’6” high, travel restricted on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday), and Christmas.  If any holiday falls on a Saturday, the previous Friday is also restricted, and if any holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is also restricted.

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Travel restricted when visibility is reduced to 1,000 lbs. due to rain, fog, smoke, etc.

No movement allowed in congested traffic if vehicle over 85’ long.

Operating Time

Sunrise to Sunset

Weekend Travel

Travel allowed until noon on Saturday and Sunday

Night Moves

Superloads or loads under police escort will be given night travel.

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 all transports over 10’ wide, 80’ long, or 14’ 6” high.


Any 18” red or orange flag is required at the extremities of any overwidth vehicle. A flashing or rotating amber light is required for overwidth or overlength vehicles and for overhangs exceeding 3’.


Blades, buckets, counterweights, etc. may be hauled up to 16′ wide, only if they cannot be
reduced (welded parts). Parts may be hauled on the same vehicle.

Routine Issues

Single Axle22,000 lbs.
Tandem Group44,000 lbs.
Tridem Group66,000 lbs.
Quad Group72,000 lbs.
Gross Weight160,000 lbs.

Escort Requirements

Width Over 12′ – 14′1 Front (2 (Front & Rear) if Lane Under 12′)
Width Over 14′ – 16′2 (Front & Rear)
Width Over 16′3 (Front & Rear) + Police
Height Over 14’6″ – 16′1 Front with High Pole
Height Over 16′1 Front with High Pole + Police
Length 95′ up to 150′1 Front
Length 150′ – 250′2 (Front & Rear)
Length Over 250′2 (Front & Rear) + Police

*Requests for movement of vehicles over 15’ high will require an affidavit verifying the proposed route has clearance to accommodate the requested height plus six inches.

**Appropriate utility personnel will also be required whenever the load will encounter low barriers such as overhead structures, traffic signals, and low wires.

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