4 Things You Should Know About Safely Hauling Oversized Loads

Before you hop in your truck to begin transporting an oversized load, consider the following tips if you are new to or inexperienced with hauling oversized cargo: Strict Laws Govern the Transport of Oversized Loads If you carry a load that is wider than eight feet, five inches, the Department of Transportation considers that an oversized load. Weight and height limitations also exist that vary from state to state. You must obtain a permit to transport loads exceeding specific limitations legally. Getting caught transporting oversized loads without a permit may result in hefty fines and other penalties. Take Time to Plan Your Route Routes you have used in the past may not be applicable for oversized loads. Check ahead to see if the route you want to use accommodates oversized loads or if routes allow such loads. Construction is also another factor when planning a route. Drive Defensively and Watch [...]

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