Arkansas Pilot Car Services

Providing the best Arkansas pilot car services for all your oversize and super load needs.

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Safety-Proven Pilot Car Services by Heavy Haulers

Heavy Haulers directory is where you can find a reliable pilot car company to help you safely move oversized loads in Arkansas. We provide pilot car services for trucking companies and individual oversize load shippers. Your expert logistics agent finds the most experienced Arizona pilot car driver to guide your oversize load.

Arizona pilot car services are easy when you call Heavy Haulers. We pride ourselves on minimizing the time and energy you need to source the right escort vehicle by providing comprehensive pilot car services. We have pilot and escort vehicles for all oversize and wide loads in Arkansas. We ensure the drivers are experienced and ready to go to ensure your oversized load is delivered safely and on time.

We're a reliable pilot car transport company with years of experience handling oversized equipment and superload transport in Arkansas. Our directory gas pilot cars help you move loads of all sizes. At Heavy Haulers, we believe in putting together the most experienced crew to haul your freight. That includes the escort car drivers. We find the best in Arkansas. Whether your equipment is going to or from the Port of Tucson, traveling along any of the major trade corridors in the state, or moving out of state, you will find a qualified pilot car company suitable for your transport route. Heavy Haulers pilot vehicle services are an all-encompassing series of escort vehicles designed to provide a safe, reliable delivery option. Let’s get started! (800) 908-6206

Pilot Car Companies in Arkansas

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Name States Served Phone Number
Heavy Equipment Transport CO (239) 677-4002
Nationwide Transport Services AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA (407) 574-4797
Wide Load Shipping MT, AL, LA, AZ, FL (239) 202-0846
E&E Pilot Car Services AL (205) 258-8059
JKA Express Pilot Car Service, LLC VA, MD, NC, DE, PA (804) 238-8216
RAMSEY PILOT CAR NV, CA, UT, WA, ID (850) 221-3029

Disclaimer: The Heavy Haulers Pilot Car Directory is a resource for connecting pilot car and escort vehicle service providers with potential clients. We are not affiliated with, nor do we endorse any of the companies listed in this directory. The information provided is for general informational purposes only, and all users are encouraged to perform their own due diligence before engaging with any of the service providers.

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The Best Escort Car Company in Arkansas

Suppose your cargo has unique requirements for transport that need to be considered. In that case, our experienced pilot vehicle transport professionals will know about it. We'll provide compliant escort transport in Arkansas whenever it's needed. If you're looking to transport equipment over 8'6" wide, 13'6" tall, more than 53'6" \ long, or weighing over 80,000 lbs through Arkansas, you'll need a pilot car service. Heavy Haulers escort vehicles provided as part of our escort car delivery service perfectly match the requirements specified by the DOT. With us on your side, you won't need to worry about what classifies as a suitable pilot vehicle. Our pilot car services take care of that.

Permits are required for oversized transport deliveries, and travel restrictions apply. Multiple escort vehicles are required when over-dimensional shipments travel through Arkansas, and the delivery takes between 2 and 4 transport lanes. Call our friendly service team at the Heavy Haulers escort car company, and we'll assess the number of vehicles that you need, providing an accurate, comprehensive escort vehicle transport quote that you can use to obtain compliant cars. We ensure pilot cars escorting your load meet all requirements to avoid fines from the DOT. Every truck used as an escort vehicle weighs less than 20,000 lbs, has a suitably rated load capacity, and is licensed in Arizona. Call today! (800) 908-6206

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Arkansas borders the great Mississippi River and has vast wilderness and rough terrain. A lot of oversized equipment is moved in or through Mississippi, which is why Heavy Haulers provide the best pilot cars in the area. We have escort cars ready to go from the most country areas into the cities. If you need escort vehicles "near me" in Arkansas, call us! (800) 908-6206

Do I Need a Pilot Car or Escort Vehicle For My Arkansas Shipment?

Escort Vehicle Requirements:

  • Over-Length Loads:
    • • Interstates, controlled access, and divided highways (four or more lanes):
    • • Load exceeding 100 feet: 1 rear escort vehicle.
    • • Other highways:
    • • Load exceeding 100 feet: 1 front escort vehicle.
    • • Highways with fewer than four lanes:
    • • Load surpassing 115 feet: 2 escort vehicles. 1 leading and 1 following.

  • Over-Width Vehicles/Loads (Excluding Manufactured Homes):
    • • Controlled access, divided highways (four or more lanes, excluding manufactured homes):
    • • Permitted vehicle exceeding 14 feet: 1 escort vehicle (200 feet behind).
    • • Non-controlled access highways without four or more lanes (excluding manufactured homes):
    • • Vehicle exceeding 14 feet: 2 escort vehicles. 1 at the front and 1 at the rear.
    • • Highways without controlled access, four or more lanes:
    • • Permitted vehicle over 12 feet but not exceeding 14 feet: 1 escort vehicle in front.

  • Over-Height Loads:
    • • Load exceeding 15 feet in height:
    • • 1 escort vehicle with a clearance bar 6 inches above the permitted height.
    • • Overall height exceeds 17 feet:
    • • Written agreements from owners of overhead facilities or acknowledgment letters from owners is required, indicating awareness and the choice not to accompany the move.

Oversize/Overweight Load Flags/Banners/Signs/Lights Requirements for Arkansas

Oversize Banner:

Present a legible sign with the inscription "OVERSIZE LOAD" on both the front and back. These signs must be crafted from durable materials, with specifications as follows:

  • Size: Not explicitly specified
  • Letters: 10 inches in height, with a 2-inch stroke
  • Background: Yellow

Flag Requirements:

Attach 18-inch flags in red or fluorescent orange at all four corners of the load.

Flags, Lights, and Banners:

  • For any combination or shipment exceeding legal dimensions, proper marking is essential. Display "OVERSIZE LOAD" signs on the front of the combination and the rear of the load. Additionally, square 18-inch safety flags in red or orange must be positioned on the front of the power unit and rear corners of the load.
  • Night movement is generally prohibited; however, specific lighting requirements can be found in the permit. Heavy haul shipments may have exemptions from displaying signs, but the permit should be consulted for confirmation.

Travel Time Restrictions for Overdimensional and Overweight Loads in Arkansas

  • Permits are granted for travel during daylight hours only.
  • Oversized movement is prohibited in the Greater Little Rock area on Interstate 30 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • No permits are issued for movement on holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
  • Movement on weekends following a Friday or preceding a Monday is not allowed if a holiday is observed on Monday or Friday.
    • New Year’s Day
    • Martin Luther King Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Washington’s Birthday
    • Independence Day
    • Columbus Day
    • Labor Day
    • Confederate Memorial Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Jefferson Davis’ Birthday
    • Christmas Day
    • Veteran’s Day

Common Equipment that Requires
Escort Vehicles in Arkansas

  • Aircraft Frames

  • Bridge Beams

  • Bulldozer Machines

  • Cranes

  • Construction Scraper

  • Excavators

  • Front End Loaders

  • Industrial Furnaces

  • Tugboats

  • Wheel Loaders

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