Texas State Regulations
Permit ValiditySingle Trip Trucking Permits Valid for 5 consecutive days.
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.
Half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset.
Weekend Travel is allowed
Transportation RequirementsProvision 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 overweight.
|Single Axle||20,000 lbs.|
|Tandem Group||34,000 lbs.|
|Tridem Group||42,000 lbs.|
|Gross Weight||80,000 lbs.|
|Length – Semi-Trailer||59′|
|Overhang||3′ Front | 4′ Rear|
|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||25’ Front | 30’ Rear|
|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|