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Upcoming Holiday 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 late 2019. Thanksgiving Day is observed on Thursday, November 28. All state permit offices are closed with a majority also closed on Friday, November 29 as well. […]


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Electronic Permit Allowances

A majority of states are now allowing drivers to carry and display oversize load permits electronically, instead of having to carry 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.  Drivers are taking caution as those who rely […]


Permit Portal App Now Links Permit Attachments

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars has announced an exciting new feature available in the Permit Portal App. The Permit Portal app has been live on both the App Store and Google Play for almost a year and has stellar reviews for its simplicity. Drivers and dispatchers across North America have opted in to receive instant […]


WCS Social Media Contest: Win FREE Equipment, T-Shirts & More

WCS Permits & Pilot cars is looking for awesome photos of oversize/overweight loads, and will reward the overall best pic with Fox Fire lights and an oversize load sign, while several more entries will receive a WCS T-shirt and other giveaways. The month long photo contest is open to all truck drivers, dispatchers, owner-operators, etc. […]


Bay Bridge Construction Starting Sept. 30, 2019

The Maryland Department of Transportation (DOT) is warning all about a closure on the Westbound Bay Bridge that will affect oversize load travel through the Spring of 2020. Weather permitting, the rightmost lane (Lane 1) on Westbound Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed starting Monday, September 30, 2019 as part of the deck rehabilitation […]


Prepare for Michigan Shut Down, Order Permits in Advance

The state of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is warning all about a potential interruption in the issuance of permits due to a potential government shut down. The Michigan state partial government shut down is likely to begin at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. The following is published on the home page of […]

Caltrans Now Allows Electronic Permits

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) now allows electronic versions of a transportation permits via their online system. All required accompaniments to the online issued permits may also be displayed electronically. On September 10, 2019, the State of California – Department of California Highway Patrol issued a bulletin highlighting the change effective immediately. Most oversize/overweight […]


OR DOT: I-84 Legal Width Restriction

Beginning Monday, Sept. 30, a section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 8-6 wide through Thursday, Oct. 3 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day for necessary maintenance work, according to memo circulated by the Oregon Department of Transportation (DOT). There are no local details available at this time. OR Dot is asking […]