Prince Edward Island DOT Permit Regulations for Oversize/Overweight Load Flags/Banners/Signs/Lights, Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Running Hours and Holiday Restrictions

Saturday and Sunday travel is allowed. Travel is only permitted for daylight hours. Restrictions can vary for overweight moves such as no overweight permits during Spring weight restrictions (indivisible loads only). Travel is not restricted on holidays.

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

Standard red and white "D" panel or box sign required.

Flag Requirements

For all over-width loads, red flags, 40x40 cm, or amber flashing lights on all corners and/or any protrusions greater than3.05 m wide, 30 m long. If greater than 3.65 m wide, up to 4.27 M wide, flashing amber lights are required.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement

All over-dimension loads required a revolving amber light on the cab of the power unit.

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Overweight Vehicle Permit Regulations

What is considered as "Oversized Load" in Prince Edward Island?

Width: 8 ft 6 "
Width on Interstates: 3 ft per side for safety equipment
Height 13 ft 6"
Length: 53 ft (Trailer)
Legal Overhang: Front 3 ft, Rear 6 ft

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