California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Georgia State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

10 Travel Days

Transportation Restrictions


No permit shall be valid for travel into or through the area bounded by I-285, which is the bypass around the city of Atlanta, unless the vehicle is making a pickup or delivery within the area. Driver must be prepared to show proof of pickup or delivery. In addition, a permit issued for the movement of a vehicle or load shall not be valid within that area between the hours of 7 AM – 9 AM and 4 PM – 6 PM Monday through Friday.

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

No permitted vehicle or load will be moved during foggy weather, or during snow or icy conditions, or during the following legal holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Permitted loads in excess of twelve 12’ wide shall not travel when visibility is less than 600’ or when the ground wind exceeds 25 mph. When such conditions exist, the driver must proceed to the first area where the load can be safely removed from the roadway.

Operating Time

Half an hour after Sunrise to half an hour before Sunset. Travel allowed 24/7 if within legal dimensions and less than 125,000 lbs.

Weekend Travel

Travel allowed on Saturday.  No travel allowed on Sunday.

Holiday Travel

4/23CLOSEDTravel allowed with a valid permit.

Transportation Requirements

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


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.

Routine Issues

Single Axle23,000 lbs.
Tandem Group46,000 lbs.
Tridem Group60,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – 4 Axles92,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – 5 Axles100,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – 6 Axles125,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – 7 Axles148,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – 8 Axles150,000 lbs.
LengthNo Maximum

Escort Requirements

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/Amber Light on All Highways
Length Over 100′ – 125′1 Rear
Length Over 125′2 (Front & Rear)
HousesPolice (Front & Rear)

*An amber light can be used in place of the rear escort with an Amber Light Permit.

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