|When escorts are needed
||# of escorts
|- Length: Over 90’2”(27.5m)
||1 Rear on single lane roads
|- Length: Over 98’5” (30m)
|- Width: Over 12’ (3.66m)
||1 Front on single lane roads or 1 Rear on multi-lane roads
|- Width: Over 16’ (4.88m)
||2 (Front and Rear) on single lane roads
|- Width: Over 10’ (3.05m) to 12’ (3.66m)
||1 Rear if travelling at night
||No escort required for height
Consult your permit to determine when escorts are needed.
A load with a weight around 72,000kgs (158,400 lbs) is usually considered a super load, depending on destination.
Escort vehicle requirements can differ significantly by province in terms of mandatory driver qualifications, training, certifications, vehicle weights, obligatory signage/flags/lighting, necessary onboard equipment, and more. The ODS team can provide you with all additional requirements specific to your route.