Connecticut Pilot Car and Escort Vehicle Services

We offer pilot car and escort vehicle services within, to, and from Connecticut.

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Professional Escort Vehicle Companies in Connecticut

Are you looking for an escort car in Connecticut? Allow the team of experts at Heavy Haulers to handle your pilot car needs in Connecticut. Heavy Haulers has a directory with pilot car and escort companies operating in Connecticut for over a decade.

From determining the safest, quickest route for your escort car delivery to coordinating the best time of day to travel, we take care of all the little things so that your oversized delivery is as stress-free as possible. Our pilot car services are tailored for each request, so you'll always get a personalized quote and comprehensive service.

You can book our pilot car services in Connecticut on short notice. Thanks to our vast network of dedicated escort car transport providers, we serve every location in Connecticut. Whether you need an escort car delivery service in Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven, or Stamford, we've got you covered.

Pilot Car Companies in Connecticut

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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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Dependable Pilot Vehicle Services in Connecticut

Our pilot car transport company serves the entire United States, so even if your delivery is scheduled to leave or enter Connecticut from another state, our escort car delivery service is still available. You won't need to worry about sourcing multiple pilot car service providers for long-haul transport. We'll take care of the logistics for the entire journey. Let’s get started!

When you need a reliable escort vehicle company to assist with your oversized delivery, look no further than the Heavy Haulers and the qualified companies in our directory. Heavy Haulers escort vehicles are fully equipped with the latest and safest technology to provide smooth delivery. Every escort vehicle we provide meets Connecticut regulations, including a maximum weight capacity of less than 1.5 tons.

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Sometimes, you'll need a single escort vehicle transport. Other times, you'll need more than one to meet Connecticut pilot vehicle transport requirements. Regulations differ depending on whether your pilot car delivery will travel on routes with divided highways or undivided highways. At Heavy Haulers, we pride ourselves on knowing and abiding by all Connecticut shipping regulations. For any queries regarding pilot car transport in Connecticut, contact our friendly representatives. Call now!

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

  • Escorts are required for:
    • • Over 14 feet high: 1 front pilot with height pole.
    • • Over 15 feet high and 15 feet wide: 1 front pilot and 2 rear pilots.
    • (The permittee is responsible for providing escort vehicles as specified in the permit.)

  • Divided Highways:

  • No pilot car is required for:
    • • 12' wide or under, 100' long or under, mobile homes 10' wide or under, 80' long or under.
  • 1 rear pilot car required for:
    • • Over 12' wide, 120' long, mobile homes under 12' wide.
  • 1 front and 1 rear pilot car required for:
    • • Over 13'6" wide, or over 120' long; mobiles over 12' wide or over 85' long.

  • Undivided Highways:

  • 1 rear pilot car required for:
    • • 12' wide or under, over 80' long, mobiles 10' wide or under, or over 80' long.
  • 1 front and 1 rear pilot car required for:
    • • Over 12' wide, over 100' long; mobiles over 10' wide, over 85' long.

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

All oversized loads must adhere to the following requirements:

  • Banner size: Minimum of 7 feet long, 18 inches high.
  • Lettering: Black letters, a minimum height of 8 inches, with a 1-inch stroke.
  • Background: Yellow.

Flag Requirements:

  • Red flags, each 18 inches square, are mandatory at the four corners and/or widest points of the load.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement:

  • Warning lights must be mounted on top of the transporter.
  • Amber lights should be visible from a distance of not less than 1,000 feet.

Travel Time Restrictions for Overdimensional and Overweight Loads in Connecticut

    Operating Time:

  • Daylight hours only (half-hour after sunrise to half-hour before sunset), excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Weekend travel is not allowed for overweight-only loads.
  • No moves are permitted from 6:30 am to 9:00 am or 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Loads 13′-6″ wide or over 14′ high are restricted to travel only on Tuesday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Connecticut's pilot program allows some weekend travel, permitted from daylight to 12:00 noon on Saturday and Sunday, provided the load does not exceed 12′ wide, 13′-6″ high, 80′ long, or 120,000 lbs on five or more axles. Weekend travel must be requested when ordering the permit.
    • Restricted Travel:

    • No travel on major holidays (New Year's, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).
    • If a holiday falls on Monday, shut down is at 12:00 noon on the day before the holiday.
    • Rules may change annually.

Common Equipment that Requires
Escort Vehicles in Connecticut

  • Aircraft Frames

  • Bridge Beams

  • Bulldozer Machines

  • Cranes

  • Construction Scraper

  • Excavators

  • Front End Loaders

  • Industrial Furnaces

  • Tugboats

  • Wheel Loaders

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