Idaho Pilot Car and Escort Vehicle Services

Heavy Haulers is a pilot car and escort vehicle company in Idaho.

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Pilot Vehicle Services in Idaho

At Heavy Haulers, we specialize in providing superior pilot vehicle transport to accompany any oversized shipping projects throughout Idaho. Whether traveling between Boise and Nampa or your shipping project takes you out of state, our pilot vehicle transport services are here to assist you. Since we're oversized and superload shipping experts, we know exactly what's required to escort your over-dimensional load safely.

We have an extensive escort car transport directory with companies ready to get your oversized load anywhere you need it safely. Our delivery network is full of dedicated pilot vehicle shipping experts and top-of-the-range pilot cars ready to help you with your next project. Regarding pilot car shipping, the Heavy Haulers pilot car company is committed to providing an accessible, professional range of escort vehicle services across Idaho. We do everything from providing single pilot car delivery to coordinating multiple pilot car services.

We'll offer you a free, comprehensive, and accurate pilot vehicle quote covering all your escort vehicle delivery requirements. When you're ready to move forward with your pilot car move, we'll supply your shipment with highly skilled, professional, and insured drivers to help get your superload to its next destination in Idaho and beyond safely. Call now!

Pilot Car Companies in Idaho

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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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Trustworthy Escort Car Company in Idaho

We're a pilot car company that prides itself on keeping up-to-date with the latest escort vehicle transport regulations in Idaho. Your Heavy Haulers escort vehicle will be a passenger car or light truck outfitted with oversized load signs, flashing or rotating amber lights, paddle signs, and emergency equipment. Simply choose our pilot car transport company to get an escort car delivery guaranteed to meet Idaho's escort vehicle regulations.

In Idaho, you'll also need a permit if your bulky equipment delivery is over 8 ft 6 inches wide, 14ft high, 48ft long, or weighs more than 80,000 lbs. Not only do we ensure that all Heavy Haulers escort cars in Idaho meet pilot vehicle requirements set out by the DOT, but also that the appropriate permits are applied. Our comprehensive pilot car delivery services will handle everything for you. Call us now to get started!

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At the Heavy Haulers escort vehicle company, we ensure that shipping requests follow the limited movement times if necessary. Most heavy equipment deliveries can travel between ½ hours before sunrise and up to ½ hours after sunset in Idaho, but 24/7 travel may be possible depending on your shipment's dimensions. We'll determine the times of movement restrictions that apply and provide you with accurate advice on pilot car travel times. You can rely on our pilot car transport company to provide the appropriate number of escort cars for 2-lane highways and interstates, whether one front, one rear, two front, or rear escorts. Get a free estimate today.

When Do I Need a Pilot Car or Escort Vehicle for Shipment in Idaho?

  • Pilot/Escort Vehicles:
    • • The permittee is responsible for providing pilot/escort vehicle(s).
    • • These vehicles can include passenger cars, trucks, or those authorized by the Special Permit Office.
    • • The weight of these vehicles should be at most 16,000 pounds.
    • • Trucks serving as pilot/escort vehicles should not be loaded in a way that confuses the public regarding the escorted vehicle.
    • • Vehicles towing trailers are not eligible to serve as pilot/escort vehicles.

  • Loads Over Sixteen Feet High:
    • • For loads exceeding 16 feet in height, pilot/escort vehicles leading the way must deploy non-metallic height poles in the front.
    • • Height poles are essential to ensure safe passage for loads over 16 feet high.

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

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

  • Size: 5' long, 12" high
  • Letters: Black, 8" high, 1" stroke
  • Background: Yellow.
  • Mandatory for all oversized loads exceeding legal width.

Flag Requirements:

  • Red or fluorescent orange flags, 18" square, are required on the front and rear corners of the load when the rear overhang exceeds the trailer's end by four (4) feet or more.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement:

  • Lights are required only for vehicles traveling after dark (defined as one-half (1/2) hour after sunset to one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise).
  • Lights should be steady or flashing, required on the front and any load extension extremities (amber) and the rear (red).
  • Lights must be visible from a minimum of 500 feet.

Travel Time Restrictions for Overdimensional and Overweight Loads in Idaho

  • Hours of Darkness: Defined as extending from sunset to sunrise or when visibility is less than five hundred (500) feet.
  • Movement of oversized permitted vehicles exceeding thirteen (13) feet in width may be prohibited on state and interstate routes during heavy commuter traffic times within one (1) mile of the city limits of specific cities.
  • Unless stated otherwise in the permit, heavy commuter traffic times are considered to be 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday, except as noted under holiday restrictions.

Common Equipment that Requires
Escort Vehicles in Idaho

  • Aircraft Frames

  • Bridge Beams

  • Bulldozer Machines

  • Cranes

  • Construction Scraper

  • Excavators

  • Front End Loaders

  • Industrial Furnaces

  • Tugboats

  • Wheel Loaders

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Throughout the years, Heavy Haulers has proven its unwavering commitment to quality, safety, and client satisfaction through the multiple awards and affiliations we've earned. When you partner with Heavy Haulers, you partner with trusted leaders in the transport industry.

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