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FL Issues Emergency Declaration Ahead of Dorian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis  issued an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, Aug. 28, temporarily suspending hours of service regulations for truck drivers providing direct assistance in the aftermath of the storm. The powerful storm will strengthen over the coming days and has the potential to become a Category 4 as it barrels […]

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Indiana Delays on Oversize/Overweight Permits

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is advising all to expect delays on oversize/overweight permit approvals. They stated that although most OS/OW permits are issued in three business days, permits with more complex routes that require INDOT district approval will take additional time to process. The IN DOR is siting the Summer peak season and […]

COLUMBUS DAY

  Observed Monday, October 14, 2019  PROVIDED COURTESY OF: WCS Permits & Pilot Cars Check Holiday Restrictions on All State Blankets or Annual Permits Purchase OD Signage & Truck Safety Equipment at Store.WCSPermits.com Download PDF Version Purchase Your OD Signage & Truck Safety Equipment Our Oversize Load Signs Start at $14.99 Click here to Buy […]

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WCS to Showcase Technology, Services at Breakbulk Americas

WCS Permits & Pilot Cars, North America’s oversize load authority, is excited to again be exhibiting at the 2019 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. 8 – 10, and is the largest exhibition […]

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Utah Permit Office Closed for Pioneer Day

The state of Utah permit office will be closed Wednesday, July 24, 2019 for Pioneer Day. While the office is closed, there are no oversize or overweight travel restrictions and all ports are open. As a result of the closure, no oversize load permits will be issued on Pioneer Day. Parades, fireworks, rodeos and other […]

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LA Declares State of Emergency, Permit Office Closed

Louisiana state Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry draws closer. The storm will likely bring storm surge, hurricane-force winds and up to 15 inches of rain across Louisiana, and is predicted to make landfall sometime Saturday morning as a Category 1 Hurricane. Louisiana DOT state permit office as […]

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WCS Permits Contest Winner Announced

The winner of the WCS Permits & Pilot Cars “Who’s in the Spotlight” contest has been chosen.  The winning load was a 90-foot long NASA exploration flight test capsule that was safely transported to the White House in 2018. WCS Permits provided the oversize/overweight permits and pilot cars for the load.  The spacecraft, The Orion, was […]

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WCS Permits’ Announces “Who’s in the Spotlight” Contest

WCS Permits & Pilot cars is launching a week-long contest, “Who’s in the Spotlight” with the goal of highlighting one special, winning oversize load project the company has either piloted or permitted in the last year.  The contest was initiated to help bring forth load details, and put some of the coolest projects the company […]

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Rock Slide Closes I-40 West, One Lane Reopened

A rock slide closed I-40 West near North Carolina-Tennessee border earlier today, but one lane has since reopened.  For the second time this year, a landslide has rendered impassable part of Interstate 40 near the Tennessee-North Carolina border. All lanes of Interstate 40 West were closed at Cold Springs Creek Road in Haywood County, North Carolina, […]

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AR to Cease Issuing Permits as Rain Continues

The state of Arkansas is preparing for possible flooded routes due to the heavy rain, and has ceased issuing permits to oversize loads traveling through the state.  Although, the state did say their Highways Permit division will issue permits for oversize loads with an origin and destination in Arkansas.   “Provided we can identify a […]