Do You Need a Georgia Trucking Permit?
DOT Office935 E. Confederate Building 24
Atlanta, GA 30316
- Needs Insurance Certificate made out to: Georgia Department of Public Safety, Attn: Oversize Permit Unit, P.O. Box 1456, Atlanta, GA 30371
10 Travel Days
Travel allowed on Saturday. No travel allowed on Sunday.
|4/23||CLOSED||Travel allowed with a valid permit.|
Anything over Routine Issue dimensions require special review from the DOT.
Oversize Load Signs
“Oversize Load” signs required for any vehicle exceed legal dimensions
18” red flags required at the four corners and widest points of any oversize transport.
Blades over 12′ must be angled. Blades up to 14′ wide, if it belongs to the equipment, can be on
the same vehicle hauled if GVW is 100,000lbs or less.
Divisible Load Exceptions
Dozer blades may be hauled with the dozer attached, or if disassembled, loaded for minimum width and up to 100,000 lbs. gross weight only.
|Single Axle||20,340 lbs.|
|Tandem Group||34,000 lbs. (40,680 Lbs. If gross weight is less than 73,280 lbs. and length is less than 55'|
|Tridem Group||61,020 lbs.|
|Gross Weight||80,000 lbs.|
|Length||100' (Including Overhang)|
|Single Axle||23,000 lbs.|
|Tandem Group||46,000 lbs.|
|Tridem Group||60,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight - 4 Axles||92,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight - 5 Axles||100,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight - 6 Axles||125,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight - 7 Axles||148,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight - 8 Axles||150,000 lbs.|
|Width Over 12' - 14'8"||1 Rear on 4-Lane Highways, 2 (Front & Rear) on 2-Lane Highways|
|Width Over 14'8" - 16'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Width Over 16'||Determined on a Case-by-Case Basis|
|Height Over 15'6"||1 Front with High Pole|
|Length Over 75' - 100'||1 Rear on 2-Lane Highways|
|Length Over 100' - 125'||1 Rear|
|Length Over 125'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Houses||Police (Front & Rear)|
*An amber light can be used in place of the rear escort.