WE CAN NOT AND WILL NOT,
guarantee the accuracy of the information provided below.
Please take notice: There may be updates or other requirements not listed.
CHECK the laws/rules of each State along route before entering each State!
ESCORT CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Pilot/Escort Vehicle is
On highways less than 4 lanes:
Width more than 14'- 1 front, 1 rear
Mobile homes over 12'6"- 1 front, 1 rear
Super loads: 1 front, 1 rear
KANSAS TRUCKING CONNECTION
TOPEKA, KANSAS 66604-4027
HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
|LEGAL LIMITS||DESIGNATED HIGHWAY||ALL OTHER ROADS|
|Tridum||42,000 8' or less||42,000|
|Gross Weight||80,000 5/6 axles
Federal Bridge Formula Applies
|The weight on any group of axles is limited by the Bridge Formula, Tandem axles with centers less than 40" apart are counted as one axle.|
3' front, 4' rear
|Gross Weight:||5 Axles||95,000|
|Height:||Based on clearances (over 17' high must notify utility company)|
|If load exceeds any of these dimensions or weights, refer to the section on Super Loads. Loads in excess of 80,000 GVW must be registered for 85,500|
PERMITS VALID FOR:
Single trip permits are valid for one trip (7 travel days).
One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset seven days a week
Movement permitted 365 days a year, no restrictions for overweight only loads
Loads must be reduced to smallest form, only one article may be transported when more than one would cause the load to be over width, overweight or over length, all articles or units shall be loaded in such a manner that the least dimension becomes the width.
Blades, buckets, counterweights, etc must be removed, if overweight it must be hauled on a separate truck.
INFORMATION NEEDED TO ORDER A WIDE LOAD, OVERSIZE AND HEAVY HAUL
Name and address of applicant, KCC number, KS fuel number, load description, insurance information (insurance company, liability amount, policy number0, vehicle description, (tractor unit number, year and make, serial number, license number), trailer information (year and make, license number, trailer length), overall dimensions, width, length, height, gross weight, total number of axles, axle spacing, overhang (front and rear), registered weight, origin, destination and routes.
ESCORTS FOR WIDELOAD AND OVERSIZED SHIPPING
KS permits will indicate escort requirements if needed Movers of O/O loads are expected to know what is required
|When Escorts are Needed||# Escorts|
|On Highways Less than 4 Lanes:|
|Width more than 14'||2 (Front & Rear)|
|The rear escort may be eliminated if a warning light is attached to the top of the towing vehicle and to the rear of each load and is mounted no less than two feet or more than eight feet above the surface of the road.|
|On 4-Lane Highway if mobile home has:|
|An 8" amber flashing light attached to the top of the power unit and another at the top rear of the mobile home to be towed.|
|On All Highways:|
|Mobile Homes over 12'6" wide||2 (Front & Rear)|
|Super Loads||1 Rear|
|Width over 16'6" or height over 18', including but not restricted to houses, barns, sheds, granaries and storage tanks||2 (Front & Rear)|
|On KS Turnpike:||Width over 14'|
|All escorts shall be certified in Kansas|
No truck operating under a special permit shall follow within 300' of another vehicle except when overtaking and passing, travel restricted during adverse weather. Turnpike restrictions: No over height vehicles allowed on the turnpike, single-20,000 lbs tandem- 34,000 lbs, Tridum 42,000 lbs, quad-50,000 lbs and gross weight of 120,000 lbs, load over 16' wide or 14' high not permitted. Rocky Mountain doubles, turnpike doubles and triples are allowed on turnpike up to 119' long, 316-682-4537.
*CONTACT STATE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON RESTRICTED TRAVEL FOR WIDELOADS, OVERSIZED AND OVERWEIGHT PERMITTED CARGO.
SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
Overweight, Oversized & Wideload SuperLoads
Anything that exceeds the following requires a bridge analysis: 18' high, 16'6" wide, and 126' long or 150,000 lbs, 785-271-3231
Applications for super loads shall be submitted at least 10 days prior to the desired date of movement
(FYI, the Pilot car database at AllPilotCars cannot be searched, printed, copied, etc, it is all protected content. The State rules above, can be printed. The Hole Of Shame list is available by it self, as a html page, that anyone can save, search, print, or whatever. This is done to save folks like you from getting ripped off. Show your Appreciation and become a Sponser! Get calls/reports about saving people $$$ all the time. (IT WORKS!). To download/save/print the Hole of Shame list click here (The list does get updated as needed, so always check the date, and keep your copy current and handy.)
© Copyright 2012 AllPilotCars.com All rights
You may use this site and the information on it only on a condition that you will hold us harmless from any use of this information. You do not try to copy anyway the information. While every effort is made to ensure that this information is correct and conforms to all applicable legal requirements, we do not warrant that it is complete, comprehensive or accurate, or commit to being updated. You agree that by using this information and making this available it shall not be seen as the provision of legal advice, and therefore not liable in any way for its use. You also agree in no event shall we be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential or special damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of profit, loss of contracts, goodwill, data, information, income, expected savings or business relationships, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damage, arising out of or in connection with the use of this list or information.s, tillerman Services, steerer men, Chase Cars, Route Survey, Stinger trailers, snobble trailers, Pilot Escorts, pilots, escort cars, flag car, oversize load, wide load, heavy haul, pilot car, pole car, escort, service, oversizeload escort, oversizeload flag car, oversize load, transportation, service, high pole, wide loads, tillerman, services, steerer, chase cars, route survey, snobble, trailers, stinger, Iowa, certified, super load, surveys, over dimensional, trucking, certified, super load, survey