Quick overview of oversize/overweight loads and Federal and State Regulations associated with moving them
Overview of fines and penalties for violations of os/ow cargo movement regulations
Overview of tire regulations in all US states and Canadian provinces
Overview of sources of information about the road conditions and closures
Frost Laws and seasonal load weight and speed Restrictions with links to the most up-to-date information
By state overview of various regulations associated with moving oversize/overweight loads
Overview of Pilot Car / Escort Vehicle Laws, Requirements and Regulations By State
An overview of truck weight limits, DOT and state heavy haul regulations and overweight permits
Common Mistakes Brokers Make When Quoting Oversized/Overweight Loads.
How to reduce freight claims, limit liability, and mitigate risks
Overview of Wide Load Permit Regulations And Rules, maximum vehicle/trailer width by state
19 Things you need to know before you take the first step to being an Independent Owner/Operator—And Alternate Path to Becoming an O/O
Manufactured housing and mobile homes single trip transport permits | Laws on moving oversize mobile homes and manufactured buildings
Federal Bridge Weight Formula Calculator
Many are unaware that state permits for an over dimensional load may not be the only permits required for the movement. While state permits are always required, municipal (city) permits may also be required if your route is taking you through city streets ...
Getting started in HotShot trucking
Overview of shipping overweight ocean containers in the US
Overview of how Transportation is Supporting the Wind Farm Industry
Flatbeds and Step-Decks — Workhorses of Oversize Load Hauling
Overview of hauling oversize boats and yachts
Overview of Bucket Truck Escorts
Automatically calculate max legal and permitted weights for axles and axle groups in each state
Oversize Single Trip vs Annual Permit | Oversize Overweight Load Annual Permits
While oversize equipment is often also an overweight load, the two factors are considered separately in the world of oversize/heavy hauling.
Any way you look at it, paying taxes is never fun. But completing the tax returns can be the greater challenge. This tutorial shows how IFTA works and what data it requires to complete the IFTA forms.
The International Registration Plan (IRP) is a reciprocal registration agreement between the contiguous (“lower 48”) United States and the ten Canadian provinces that provides equitable “apportioned payments” of registration fees. Each jurisdiction (state or province) has the responsibility of issuing IRP registrations for operators in its state, consequently, each state has its own IRP agency and its own guidelines and forms for submitting the IRP applications and annual filings.
Overview of height restrictions and bridge clearances for oversize loads by state
The article offers guidance on how to handle detentions and layovers in the trucking industry. Proper time management and communication with shippers and receivers can minimize detention periods, understanding the company policies regarding detention and layover pays, as well as the potential to make the best of layovers by exploring local areas.