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Permit Validity

3 Consecutive Days

Transportation Restrictions

The following holidays are restricted: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.  Travel restrictions begin at noon the day previous to the holiday.

Movement by permit is prohibited in areas where any of the following signs are displayed: “TRACTION ADVISORY/OVERSIZED VEHICLES PROHIBITED,” “CHAINS REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT ALL-WHEEL DRIVE,” “VEHICLES OVER 10,000 lbs. GVWR CHAINS REQUIRED”.

Operating Time

Half an hour before sunrise to half an hour after sunset. Vehicles not exceeding 12’ wide, 14’6” high, or 105’ long may travel 24/7.

Weekend Travel

No restrictions on the weekend.

Transportation Requirements

Provision Regulations


Anything over routine issue dimensions require special review from the DOT.

Oversize Load Signs

“Oversize Load” signs required for any oversize load.


18” red flags required for farm equipment transports moved during daylight hours exceeding 10’ wide.


Can haul blade or bucket on same trailer attachable or if detachable, must lay blade or bucket
on trailer to where it will not create the over width due to safety reasons.

Routine Issues

Component Restriction
Single Axle 22,000 lbs.
Tandem Group 43,000 lbs.
Axle Group with spacing of 7’ To Under 10’ (Feet) X 6,500
Axle Group with spacing of 10’ To Under 30’ (Feet + 20) X 2,200
Axle Group with spacing of 30’ Or More (Feet + 40) X 1,600
Gross Weight 200,000 lbs.
Width 16'
Height 16'
Length 125’ Trailer Length

Escort Requirements

Dimension Requirement
Width Over 11’ 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways
Width Over 14’ 1 Rear On Multi-Lane Highways | 2 (Front & Rear) On 2-Lane Highways
Widths Over 20’ 2 (Front & Rear)
Height Over 14’6” 1 Front W/ Height Pole
Length Over 105’ 1 Rear On 2-Lane Highways
Length Over 125’ 1 Rear
Front Overhang Over 20’ 1 Front On 2-Lane Highways
Rear Overhang Over 20’ 1 Rear On 2-Lane Highways

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