California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Quebec State Regulations

Permit Types

Permit Validity

7 Days

Transportation Restrictions


Travel is not allowed during “peak hours” when over 12′ wide or over 90′ long, or over 13′
of rear overhang. Travel prohibited on Sundays and legal holidays.

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Operating Time

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, Monday through Thursday, and one- half hours before sunrise to 3:00pm on Friday.

Weekend Travel

See Restricted Travel

Transportation Requirements

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

Oversize Load Signs

“D” signs front and rear are required when vehicle/load width exceeds 10′, or overall length exceeds 82′, or height exceeds 14′. (“Oversize Load” signs are not allowed to substitute for the “D” signs). Signs must be removed or covered when not in use.


Flags are required at the wide points at the front and rear corners, and at the rear extremities of overhangs. A red light should be attached at the extremity of a rear overhang.

All vehicles traveling under permit must have headlights turned on, and must display an amber beacon light visible from all directions.

Routine Issues

Gross WeightDepends on axle configurations and routes.
Overhang13′ Front or Rear

Escort Requirements

Width Over 12’3″1
Width Over 14’4″2
Width Over 17’5″Police
Height Over 14’8″1
Length Over 90′1
Length Over 130′2
Rear Overhang Over 13′1

Some routes may impose additional escort requirements.

Additional Information

Permits are printed in French, not English.

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