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Due to Weather, Oklahoma Permit Office Short-Staffed

Oklahoma’s recent severe weather is still affecting highways, truck driver safety and oversize load permit turnaround.  The state’s DOT permit office has not had any permit staff to process oversize load permits on Thursday, Jan. 3 or Friday, Jan.4. OK state permits will still self-issue if you are traveling on a route with no closures.  […]

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TX DMV Will Allow Cab Cards on Electronic Devices

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced motor carriers can display apportioned registration Cab Cards on an electronic device, such as a phone or tablet, starting January 1, 2019.  According to the The Texas DMV, they adopted a rule in December allowing International Registration Plan (IRP) registrants to display an electronic image of cab cards. […]

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TX Increases Self Issue Limit

On December 11, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) upgraded the Texas Permitting and Routing System (TxPROS), which included an increase in the self-issue limit.  The system – TxPROS – allows the self issue of certain permits when the overall size and weight of the load are within specific self-issue limits. The most significant […]

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I-440 Bridge Construction in Nashville to Impact Traffic, Oversize Travel

The I-440 rehabilitation project has been underway for some time with intermittent shoulder and lane closures during the day, but the major phase of the project will begin in February 2019 which will significantly impact traffic and restrict oversize load travel.  The improvements are focused at repaving and replacing the road surface, and will take […]

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November Holidays: Oversize Travel Restrictions

Oversize load travel restrictions and department of transportation (DOT) oversize/overweight permit office closures are available for truck drivers and dispatchers to plan ahead for some upcoming holidays in November.  Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Every DOT oversize permit office is open, and most states post no travel restrictions with the exception of the New […]

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Nevada Permit Office Closed for Nevada Day

The state of Nevada’s Commercial Vehicle Permits Office will be closed on Friday, Oct. 26 in observance of Nevada Day. No oversize/overweight permits will be issued on that day and office staff will not be available to answer any permit related questions or to begin processing new applications. The state office will resume normal business […]

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WCS Permits Showcases Services, Technology at Breakbulk Americas

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars, North America’s oversize load authority, exhibited last week at the nation’s largest project cargo and breakbulk industry trade show, Breakbulk Americas in Houston, Texas. Breakbulk took place at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 2 – 4, and is the largest exhibition of its kind in America, which brings […]