California Trucking Regulations - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

Washington State Regulations

Permit Types

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”.

Trucking Permits Goal - Coast 2 Coast Trucking Permits

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


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

Single Axle22,000 lbs.
Tandem Group43,000 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 Weight200,000 lbs.
Length125’ Trailer Length

Escort Requirements

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
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