California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Louisiana State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

Oversize Permits: Typically 1 day only. May request more time when ordering. Overweight Permits: 5 Consecutive Days

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Operating Time

Sunrise to Sunset

Weekend Travel

Weekend travel is normally allowed

Holiday Travel

3/30CLOSEDTravel allowed with a valid permit.

Transportation Requirements

Provision Regulations
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 vehicle or load over 10’ wide, 65’ long, or exceeding legal overhang.


18” flags are required for any overwidth or overlength loads and for any vehicle with overhang over 4’.


When hauling an overweight dozer the blade or boom may be removed and hauled on the same
vehicle. For other equipment such as excavators, pieces (buckets, forks, etc.) that do not weigh
more than 500 pounds, pieces can be removed and shipped with the same load.

Routine Issues

Single Axle – Under 120,000 lbs.24,000 lbs.
Single Axle – Over 120,000 lbs.20,000 lbs.
Single Axle – Off-Road Equipment30,000 lbs.
Tandem Group – Under 120,000 lbs.48,000 lbs.
Tandem Group – Over 120,000 lbs.40,000 lbs.
Tandem Group – Over 120,000 lbs. & Axle Group Spread Is 12’ Or More & Tire Spread Is 4’ Or More.45,000 lbs.
Tandem Group – Off-Road Equipment60,000 lbs.
Tridem Group60,000 lbs.
Tridem Group – Off-Road Equipment66,000 lbs.
Gross Weight232,000 lbs.
Gross Weight – Off-Road Equipment212,000 lbs

Escort Requirements

Width 12′ – 16′1 Front on 2-Lane Highways, 1 Rear on 4-Lane Highways
Width over 16′Police
Height Over 15’10” – 16’8″1 Front with High Pole
Height Over 16’8″1 Front with Arm to Lift Utility Lines
Length 90′ – 125′1 Front on 2-Lane Highways, 1 Rear on 4-Lane Highways
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