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Emergency OS/OW Permit Issuance Plans

Updated at 2:00 pm PST on 6/30/20 The Northern and Southern borders, Canada and Mexico, have been closed for non-essential travel.   WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is working closely with government agencies and the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) to stay up-to-date on state oversize/overweight permit issuance plans. As soon as we receive […]

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WCS to Exhibit at CONEXPO in Vegas

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars has another trade show on the list for 2020, CONEXPO-CON/AGG. The five-day show at the Las Vegas Convention Center will give WCS a chance to introduce its services and technology to more businesses in the trucking and crane and rigging industries. WCS Permits just wrapped up the SCRA Transportation Symposium […]

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Rhode Island Launches New Oversize Online Permit System

Rhode Island has an updated Oversize/Overweight online permit system and it’s live and ready. The system was officially launched on Wednesday, March 4. The new system allows users the ability to obtain Annual Divisible Load Permits prior to the 3/31/2020 expiration date of their current permits, which will be available online to save and print […]

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Spring Weight Restrictions

Spring weight limit postings and signs have and are going up in several states and counties, including specific limitations to oversize/overweight travel. We are publishing information and insuring all WCS permit agents are aware as info is made available from each state. Michigan Effective 6:00 am Monday, March 2nd 2020 weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced […]

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WCS Permits to Focus on Tech at Transportation Symposium

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will again be attending and exhibiting at the SC&RA (Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association) Transportation Symposium, this year with an even greater focus on the company’s technology, including their mobile apps and a new permitting system. Once again, WCS will be participating both as an exhibitor and as an SC&RA Transportation Symposium sponsor.  During […]

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KS Closed, OK Not Issuing in All Counties Due to Weather

The Kansas permit office is closed on Friday, Jan. 17 and the Oklahoma permit office is not issuing permits in certain counties due to inclement weather. As Winter Storm Jacob closes in, many roadways are covered in snow and ice in Kansas making road travel, for commercial vehicles especially, very hazardous. The Kansas permit department […]

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Single Trip Permits Now Valid 5 Days in Arkansas

Effective January 8, 2020 single trip permits will be valid for the duration of 5 days instead of 3 days in the state of Arkansas. The news was first announced in early January on the Arkansas’ automated online permit system home page. This is something many in the oversize load and specialized transportation transportation industry […]

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WCS to Showcase Services at Several Shows in 2020

2020 will be a busy year for the WCS Permits’ staff with several trade shows and symposiums on the calendar, including guest speaking and sponsorship. To kick off the year, WCS Permits & Pilot Cars will be involved in a customer event showcasing products and services to owner-operators from across North America. One of the […]

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PA Turnpike to Implement a New Special Hauling Permit System

The Pennsylvania special permit hauling department released details about the PA Turnpike Commission’s new special hauling permit system for overweight/over-dimensional vehicles at cashless tolling locations. The special hauling permit office sent out the following details. On Dec. 18, 2019, the PA Turnpike Commission approved a new permit fee structure at cashless tolling points only across […]

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Kansas Permit Prices to Increase in 2020

Increases to oversize/overweight and superload permit fees will take effect on January 1, 2020 in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced updates in permit fees on the Kansas Truck Routing and Intelligent Permitting System (K-TRIPS). Fee increases vary by permit type. Permit fees will increase for the following permit types on January […]