Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island

Department of Transportation & Public Works
Highway Safety Division
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 7N8
PHONE: (902) 368-5200

Hours of Business

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Atlantic time)


When escorts are needed # of escorts
- Length: Over 90’2” (27.5m) 1 Rear
- Width: Over 11’11” (3.65m) to 15’ (4.57m) 1 Front if not equipped if load is not equipped flashing lights on outer extremities
- Width: over 14’11” (4.57m) to 18’ (5.5m) 2 (Front and Rear);
- Height: No specific requirements for height

Consult your permit to determine when escorts are needed.


Vehicles 130,000 lbs. and over are considered a super load.

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.

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