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New Brunswick DOT Permit Regulations for Oversize/Overweight Load Flags/Banners/Signs/Lights, Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Restricted weekend travel" -- travel is not permitted after 3:00 p.m. on Friday or after noon on Saturday and Sunday. Travel is permitted from sunrise to noon only, Saturday and Sunday. "Restricted Holiday travel" means that travel is not permitted after 3:00 p.m. the day before the Holiday and permitted from sunrise to noon only, on the Holiday. Loads not exceeding 3.05 m (10 ft.) in width, 30.0 m (98 ft. 5 in.) in length and 4.27 m (14 ft.) may travel 24/7. Loads not exceeding 3.65 m (12 ft.) in width, 30.0 m (98 ft. 5 in.) in length and 4.27 m (14 ft.) in height may also travel 24/7 on multi-lane highways on weekdays, and all roads on weekends and holidays. Loads not exceeding 4.88 m (16 ft.) in width, 30.0 m (98 ft. 5 in.) in length and 4.88 m (14 ft. 9 in.) in height are permitted restricted weekends and Holidays holiday on all highways. Loads not exceeding 5.50 m (18 ft.) in width, 30.0 m (98 ft. 5 in.) in length and 4.88 m (14 ft. 9 in.) in height are permitted restricted weekend and Holiday travel on multi-lane divided highways only.

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements


D PANEL" signs must be legible at least 125 m (410 ft.) must be displayed as follows:
(a) On FRONT and REAR of vehicle when width exceeds 3.05 m (10 ft.).
(b) On REAR of vehicle when transporting overlength loads.
(c) On REAR of vehicle when rear overhang exceeds 200 cm (6 ft. 6 in.).
(d) On FRONT of vehicle when front overhang exceeds 100 cm (3 ft. 3 in.

Flag Requirements

Bright fluorescent red or orange flags 40 cm x 40 cm minimum (16 in. x 16 in.) must be at the extremities of all overwidth and overlength loads. Reflective tape is required on both sides of front overhang exceeding 100 cm (3 ft. 3 in.), and rear overhang exceeding 200 cm (6 ft. 6 in.), for night travel only.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

360º amber warning light required at the front of vehicle conveying load, and on roof of escorts:
Minimum visibility of 300 m (984 ft.) in all directions.
60 to 90 flashes per minute. Flashing amber lights, visible from a distance of 150 m (492 ft.), are required on extremities of loads exceeding 3.65 m (12 ft.) in width, or 27.5 m (90 ft.) in length, on front overhangs exceeding 100 cm (3 ft. 3 in.).
Minimum mounting height is 1.5 m (5 ft.) from the highway.
More than one light may be required to provide 360º visibility around the vehicle.

Source of Information:

NEW BRUNSWICK REGULATION 2001-67

https://www.gnb.ca/0062/acts/BBR-2001/2001-67.pdf

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in New Brunswick?


DIMENSIONS:
Width: 2.6 m (8 ft 6in.)
Height: 4.15 m (13 ft 7 in)
Length Overall:
Single Unit: 12.5 m (41 ft)
Tractor/trailer: 23 m (75 ft 5 in.)
Overhang: Front 1 m (3 ft.), Rear 2 m (6 ft)
(Note: This is subject to many local variations and conditions.)
WEIGHTS:
Steering Axle-Truck: 9,000 Kg (20,000 lb.)
Truck-tractor Steering Axle: 5,500 kg (12,000 lb.)
Tandem Steering Axle: 16,000 kg (35,200 lb)
Single Axle: 9,100 kg (20,000 lb.)
Tandem Axle (max*) 18,000 kg ((40,000 lb)
Tridem Axle (max*) 26,000 kg (57,000 lb.)
A-Train GVW (8 axles): 53,500 kg (117,900 lb)
B-Train GVW (8 axles): 62,500 kg (137,700 lb.)
C-Train GVW (8 axles): 58,500 kg (128,900 lb.)
B30 Truck GVW (3 axles): 26,000 kg (57,300 lb.)

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