Do You Need a Texas Trucking Permit?

DOT Office

4000 Jackson Ave.
Austin, TX 78731

Permit Office

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time

6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time



External Website

Permit Validity

Single Trip Trucking Permits Valid for 5 consecutive days.

Transportation Restrictions

The following holidays are restricted for loads over 14’ wide, 16’ high, or 110’ long:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Travel restricted when visibility is reduced to less than 2/10 of a mile, or when the road surface is hazardous due to weather such as wind, ice, or snow, or during highway maintenance.

Operating Time

Half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset.

Weekend Travel

Weekend Travel is allowed

Transportation Requirements

Provision Regulations


Anything over Routine Issue dimensions require special approval from the DOT.

Oversize Load Signs

Signs are only required on escort vehicles.


Flags should be placed on all extremities.


As long as the blade is attached, it can be hauled on the same load. Can haul together if

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 25,000 lbs.
Tandem Group 46,000 lbs.
Tridem Group 60,000 lbs.
Quad Group 70,000 lbs.
Gross Weight 254,300 lbs.
Width 20’ Regular | 16’ Interstate
Height 18'11"
Length 125'
Height 25’ Front | 30’ Rear

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 14’ 1 Front On 2-Lane Highways | 1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways
Width Over 16’ 2 (Front & Rear)
Height Over 17’ 1 Front W/ Height Pole
Height Over 18’ 2 (Front W/ Height Pole and Rear)
Length Over 110’-125’ 1 Front On 2-Lane Highways | 1 Rear On 4-Lane Highways
Length Over 125’ 2 (Front & Rear)
Overhang Over 20’ 1 Front or Rear depending on the Overhang

We are committed to providing expert-level guidance to truckers, transport agencies, and those seeking to secure their permits. It is our mission to keep you both safe and legal as you haul your loads. We pride ourselves on being fast and affordable. Let us support your fleet and learn what it means to work with America's most liked permit agency.

Donald Beeman, President Donald Beeman, President

Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

5410 Homberg Drive, Suite 33 Knoxville, TN 37919

Call (888) 963-0830

Fax (865) 963-0831

Email [email protected]

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM EST