Hours of Business
Government of Yukon
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6
Phone: (403) 867-5729
|When escorts are needed||# of escorts|
|Length: Over 92’ (27.5m)||1 Rear|
|Length: Over 118’1” (36m)||1 Front & 1 Rear|
|Width: Over 10’5” (3.2m)||1 Front|
|Width: Over 12’5” (3.8m)||1 Front & 1 Rear|
|Width: Over 16’ (4.88m)||May require additional pilot cars|
|Height: If height of load requires wires to be moved||1 Front car is required|
Consult your permit to determine when escorts are needed.
Any vehicle with a single axle exceeding 59,840 lbs., tandem axle exceeding 51,920 lbs., or a tridum axles exceeding 26,840 lbs. will require special approval from the Department. Diagrams showing axle weights and spacings are required.
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.
Sunrise to sunset
Saturday and Sunday travel is allowed unless stated otherwise on permit.
Restrictions are determined on a case-by-case basis and will be written on the permit.