|When escorts are needed
||# of escorts
|- Length: Over 90’2” (27.5m)
|- 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);
||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.