Escorts for Super Loads

In addition to the escort requirements found in the rules and on the Escort Information web page, the following guidelines are provided for escort requirements for super loads.

 

Width: Any load which is 20 feet or greater will require at a minimum the number of escorts shown below:

Primary/Secondary Highways:  2 - front, 1 - rear

Interstate Highways:  2 - rear

Additional escorts may be required due to the width of the load or highway attributes.

 

Interstate combination of width and length will require at a minimum the number of escorts shown below:

Width                                    Length                                  Rear Escort Requirement

  8’6”............................ up to 150’.................... None required

  9’0”............................ 145’............................. 1 rear escort required

10’0”............................ 140’............................. 1 rear escort required

11’0”............................ 135’............................. 1 rear escort required

12’0”............................ 130’............................. 1 rear escort required

13’0”............................ 125’............................. 1 rear escort required

14’0”............................ 120’............................. 1 rear escort required