Mississippi Pilot Car and Escort Vehicle Services

Contact Heavy Haulers for pilot car arrangements to move your oversized load in Mississippi. We're affordable and have over a decade of experience.

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Connecting You With Mississippi Escort Vehicles

An experienced team of dedicated escort car delivery professionals provides our pilot car service in Mississippi. Our team will direct you toward the right escort vehicle for the job, and we will assist you in getting your oversized equipment and machinery to its next destination in the safest, most hassle-free way possible. Sourcing a reputable pilot car in Mississippi is a service we are proud to offer. In addition, we have dedicated pilot car companies in Mississippi ready to help you haul your oversized load safely.

We have over a decade of experience coordinating oversized equipment deliveries through the Magnolia State. If you want to minimize the energy and time spent finding the perfect escort car, choose one of our Mississippi delivery service representatives to work with. We'll source the perfect escort vehicles, require expertise, complete all necessary paperwork, and more as part of our comprehensive escort car service.

We know how crucial it is to ensure safe delivery, and we will only connect you with the most appropriate escort vehicles. At Heavy Haulers, we endeavor to provide a complete, all-encompassing escort car transport service that eliminates the hassle of arranging your escorts. Call now!

Pilot Car Companies in Mississippi

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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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Pilot Car Regulations in Mississippi

Understanding the state's escort car regulations is crucial to transporting oversized machinery and equipment through Mississippi. Travel is prohibited on national holidays, and additional restrictions apply if you're moving through urban Memphis, South Haven, Jackson, or the Gulf Coast. Wherever you're traveling in Mississippi, you can rely on our team to ensure your escort service operates at the appropriate times and takes the best route to your new destination.

You can depend on the Heavy Haulers pilot car transport service to furnish vehicles fully outfitted with oversized load signs, amber safety lights, top-mounted red flags, and 2-way radios. Choose us for your next project, and you'll get escort cars guaranteed to meet Mississippi state requirements. Let’s get started!

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Safe Pilot Car and Escort Vehicle Companies Near Me In Mississippi

When you work with Heavy Haulers on a transport project, you're connected with invaluable, knowledgeable staff with local expertise. Whether your equipment is docking at Natchez, Vicksburg, Greenville, or Rosedale or entering the state by road, we'll match you with a pilot vehicle delivery service suitable for your chosen transport route. Let’s get started!

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

  • Rear Overhang 15' or Greater:
    • • Requires a front and/or rear pilot car or escort.

  • Front Overhang 15' or More:
    • • Requires a front and/or rear pilot car or escort.

  • Total Length More Than 99':
    • • Requires a front and/or rear pilot car or escort.

  • Night Movements (10' Wide or Wider):
    • • On 2-lane non-divided roads: Requires a minimum of 1 front escort and a flashing amber light attached to the rear of the load.

  • Night Movements (10' Wide or Wider):
    • • On 2-lane divided roads: Requires a minimum of 1 rear escort and a flashing amber light attached to the rear of the load.

  • Daylight Movements (13' Wide or Wider):
    • • On 2-lane non-divided roads: Requires a minimum of 1 front escort and a flashing amber light attached to the rear of the load.

  • Daylight Movements (13' Wide or Wider):
    • • On 2-lane divided roads: Requires a minimum of 1 rear escort and a flashing amber light attached to the rear of the load.

  • Police Escorts (Width Exceeding 20'):
    • • Depending on routing, construction, load conditions, weather, etc., police escorts for loads exceeding 20' in width can be required.

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

"Oversized Load" Banner Regulations and Requirements

  • Oversize vehicles need an "Oversize Load" banner.
  • Size: 7' long, 18" high.
  • Letters: Black, 10", 1⅝" brush-stroke.
  • Background: Yellow or orange.
  • "Oversize Load" signs mandatory for all loads wider than 12 feet.

Flag Requirements:

  • Warning flags displayed on all corners at a height of six (6) feet above the pavement for moves wider than ten (10) feet but not exceeding twelve (12) feet in width.
  • Two 5-in. flashing amber lights to be mounted six (6) feet above the pavement on the rear corners for loads exceeding twelve (12) feet in width.
  • Flags required on all corners for loads exceeding 10 feet in width, mounted approximately six feet above the pavement.
  • Over-length loads and overhang exceeding 4 feet must be flagged.

Warning Lights: Color and Placement:

  • All Oversized loads require flashing amber lights at the rear.
  • Loads over 12′ wide need flashing amber lights at the rear and flags on the front corners.

Travel Time Restrictions for Overdimensional and Overweight Loads in Mississippi

  • Travel is allowed every day except Sunday.
  • On permitted travel days, movement can occur up to half an hour before sunset or after sunrise.
  • Loads smaller than 12 feet wide, 13 feet 6 inches high, 99 feet long, 150,000 pounds, or with an overhang of 4 feet have 24-hour movement approval.
  • Widths exceeding 10 feet require an escort during nighttime hours.

Common Equipment that Requires
Escort Vehicles in Mississippi

  • Aircraft Frames

  • Bridge Beams

  • Bulldozer Machines

  • Cranes

  • Construction Scraper

  • Excavators

  • Front End Loaders

  • Industrial Furnaces

  • Tugboats

  • Wheel Loaders

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