When escorts are needed and # of escorts required
- Width greater than 11'11" and/or length 80' to 95' requires 1 escort (Rear)
- Width over 13’5” and/or length over 95' requires 2 escorts (1 front and 1 rear)
- Height over 13’11" requires 1 escort where best utilized
- Overhang of 15’ or more requires 1 escort (Rear)
Police escorts are assigned on a case-by-case basis.
No stated minimum for super loads. Each trip is reviewed individually to determine whether it is a super load or not, depends on routes, etc.
Escort vehicle requirements can differ significantly by state 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.