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Get Hands On with WCS Permits at Breakbulk Americas

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars, North America’s oversize load authority, is excited to be exhibiting at this year’s project cargo and breakbulk industry trade show, Breakbulk Americas in Houston, Texas the first week of October.  Breakbulk takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 2 – 4, and is the largest exhibition of […]

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NC: Florence Road Closure, Detour Update

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is still advising motorists not to travel through southerneastern or south central parts of the state, including sections of I-95 and I-40 which are still flooded.  It is also unsafe for the public to get to and from Wilmington.   As the days pass since Florence struck the Carolinas, the […]

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States, FMCSA Issue Waivers & Emergency Declarations

As Hurricane Florence nears the U.S., several states have individually released a declaration of emergency while the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a regional emergency declaration which warrant specific exemptions including the temporary waiver of oversize/overweight permit fees. FMCSA Regional Declaration The FMCSA’s Regional Emergency Declaration includes Delaware, District of Colombia, Florida, Georgia, […]

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NC Declares State of Emergency, Limited Extension

North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper has issued a state of emergency (Executive Order No. 52) and temporary suspension of motor vehicle regulations to ensure restoration of utility services and transporting essentials due to the potential impacts from Hurricane Florence.  The executive order allows for certain size and weight restrictions and penalties to be waived, however […]

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Electronic Oversize Permits Now Accepted by More States

More states are now allowing drivers to carry and display oversize load permits electronically on screens seven-inches or larger, instead of having to carry hard, paper copies. Carrying and displaying oversize/overweight load permits electronically will provide convenience for those drivers who use a smart phone, tablet or laptop to conduct business. Some smart phones and […]

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Labor Day Oversize Load Travel Restrictions

Oversize load travel restrictions and department of transportation (DOT) oversize permit office closures are available for truck drivers and dispatchers to plan ahead for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.  The 2018 Labor Day holiday falls on Monday, September 3, and every DOT oversize permit office is closed in observance of the holiday. Some states have […]

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WCS Helps Move Load From Kennedy Space Center to White House

Last week, transportation consultants from WCS Permits & Pilot Cars’ Columbus, OH office successfully helped a 90-foot NASA exploration flight test capsule arrive safely at the White House for a press conference. The spacecraft, The Orion, was on display as part of President Trump’s “Made in America Product Showcase.”  At 84,000 pounds, 15′-1″ high and […]