Saskatchewan
Branch of Highways and Transportation
Motor Transport Services, 7th floor
1855 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 3V5
PHONE: (306) 775-6969

Hours of Business

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Central time)

Escorts

When escorts are needed # of escorts
Loaded heavy haul length  
– Length over 111’6” (34m) to 124’6” (38m) 1 Rear
– Length over 124’6” (38m) 2 (Front & Rear) on single lane roads, 1 Rear if on multi-lane roads
Empty heavy haul length  
– Length over 124’6” (38m) to 170’6” (52m) 1 Rear on single lane
– Length over 170’6” (52m) 2 (Front & Rear) on single lane
– Length over 137’8” (42m) 1 Rear on multilane roads
– Width over 14’ (4.27m) to 16’4” (5m) 1 Front on single lane roads or 1 Rear on multi-lane roads
– Width over 16’4” (5m) to 18’ (5.5m) 2 (Front & Rear) on single lane roads, 1 Rear if on multi-lane roads
– Width over 18’ (5.5m) to 21’ (6.4m) 2 (Front and Rear) on all routes
– Width over 23’11” (7.3m) 3 (2 Front and 1 Rear)
– Height No escort required for height

Consult your permit to determine when escorts are needed.

SUPER LOADS

Loads 154,000 lbs (69853 Kg), 16 wheel trailer and tridum axles which goes over 60,000 lbs 27216 Kg. goes to the bridge branch for approval.

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.

Operating Times

Travel is permitted 30 mins before sunrise and 30 mins after sunset

Night travel

Loads 12’7” (3.85m) wide to 14’7” (4.45m) may travel with 1 Front and 1 Rear escort. Loads 137’ 10” (42m) may travel with escorts. Note escorts must have lighted signs.

Weekend travel

Sunday travel allow from sunrise to noon.

No travel after noon if over 12’7” (3.85m)

Restricted travel

No travel on loads over 12’7” (3.85m) or over 137’10” (42m) long after 3:00PM Fridays during summer months.