Prince Edward Island Pilot Cars / Escort Vechicle Requirements

Loads over 12 feet (3.66 m) require one lead pilot on a single lane highway.

Loads over 16 feet (4.88 m) require one pilot and one trail on single lane highways.

On a multi-lane highway one trail vehicle is required for all loads over 12 feet (3.66 m). Loads exceeding10 ft. (3.05 m) or up to 12 feet (3.66 m) may travel at night with a trail vehicle on multi-lane highways.


Escorts are not required for loads that are only high.


Loads over 90 feet (27.5 m) on single lane highways require a trail vehicle. Loads up to 98 feet 5 inches (30 m) are permitted night travel on multi-lane highways. Loads over 98 feet 5 inches (30 m) require a trail vehicle on all highways.


Front overhang exceeding 10 feet (3.05 m) require one lead pilot vehicle on all highways. Rear overhang exceeding 10 feet 3.05 m) – required one trail vehicle on all highways.


Source: Open Road

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