California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Ontario State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

Valid for 3 to 5 days

Transportation Restrictions


Permit travel not allowed in the greater Toronto area between the hours of 7:00am – 9:00am and between the hours of 3:30pm – 6:30pm.

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Operating Time

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, Monday through Friday.

Weekend Travel

Weekend travel allowances depend on dimensions and routes, and some weekend and Friday limitations occur during summer months.

Night Moves

Night travel is permitted up to 10′ wide and 14′ high, but “conspicuity requirements” must be met, including reflectorized “D” signs.

Transportation Requirements

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

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” or “D” signs front and rear are also required on all oversized vehicle/loads. Signs must be removed or covered when not required


Flags are required on all four corners and/or any front and rear projections of any oversized vehicle/load (light at night).

Routine Issues

WeightDepends on axle spacings and tire sizes.

Route surveys may be required over these dimensions. Expect extra wait time for issuance of permit.

Escort Requirements

Width Over 13′1*
Width Over 15′2 On 2-Lane Highways
Width Over 16’4″2 or More Police Escorts
Height Over 15’11”1
Length Over 120′1
Length Over 150′2 or More Police Escorts
Rear Overhang Over 15′1

*Route survey may also be required for over 13′ wide

Some routes may impose additional escort requirements. Excessive weight vehicles may require police escorts.

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