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Electronic Permit Allowances

A few states are now allowing drivers to carry and display oversize load permits electronically on screens seven-inches or larger, 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. Some smart phones and most tablets meet the seven-inch screen requirement.

Drivers are taking caution as those who rely on smart phones only to show electronic permits in states allowed must be within their data carriers service area. If out of the coverage area, the driver will be considered as having no permit.

Below is the breakdown of where each state sits on electronic versus paper permits:

AL — Must have a paper permit

AK — Must be able to show permit regardless of service area or will be considered to have no permit

AZ — Signed paper copy only, no plans to change

AR — Electronic permits allowed on seven-inch screen or larger

CA — Paper copy only at this time

CO — Electronic permit allowed, no minimum screen size

CT — Electronic verification of permit is acceptable.  The driver must be able to produce the permit on an electronic devise to show enforcement if pulled over. 

DE — Must have paper permit, state does not allow electronic hand held devices at all per state law

FL — Electronic permits are allowed with no minimum screen size, although blanket permits must be a paper copy

GA — Allow for electronic display of single trip permits

HI – Must have paper permit

ID – Must have paper permit

IL — Electronic permits are acceptable on smart phone, tablet or computer

IN — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen minimum requirements

IA — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen minimum requirements

KS — State law says paper permits only, however some highway patrol will accept electronic permits with permit number

KY — Law reads must have a copy but if pulled over they will accept an electronic copy.

LA — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen minimum requirements

ME — Must have paper permit

MD — Electroic permits acceptable on smart phone or tablet.

MA — Must have paper permit

MI — Electronic permits are acceptable

MN – Electronic permits are acceptable, must be readable, no screen requirement noted

MS — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

MO — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

MT —  Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

NE —  Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

NV — Must have paper permit

NH — Electronic permits are acceptable if permit can be signed electronically only

NJ — Paper copy recommended

NM — Electronic permits are acceptable

NY — Must have paper permit

NY THRU — Must have paper permit

NC — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

ND — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

OH — Must have paper permit

OK — Must have paper permit

OR — Scales accept electronic permits, but the state police still have the right to require paper permit

PA — Must have paper permit

RI — Up to officer’s discretion, it is advised to carry paper even with electronic permit

SC — Must have paper permit

SD — Must have paper permit, but looking to change to electronic in near future

TN — Electronic permits are acceptable

TX — Up to law enforcement’s discretion, paper copy is still recommended

UT – Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

VT — Electronic permits are acceptable, no screen size or device requirement

VA — Electronic permits are acceptable

WA — May have it upload to phone or tablet but it must be signed.

WV — Electroic permits acceptable on smart phone or tablet.

WI — Must have paper permit, farmers can show their no cost permits electronically

WY — Must have paper permit

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PennDOT to Ban Commercial Vehicles Due to Weather

PennDOT to Ban Commercial Vehicles Due to Weather

Due to Winter weather, including snow and ice, there are 50 weather restrictions in place throughout the state of Pennsylvania, according to PennDOT, and starting at noon, they will enact a ban on Commercial Vehicles with empty trailers and double trailers on several interstates.PennDOT to Ban Commercial Vehicles Due to Weather

PennDOT and PA Turnpike are advising motorists, especially commercial motor vehicles, to take extreme caution throughout the day.

The phased restrictions imposed throughout the storm are outlined below and can be viewed on 511pa.com.

At 6:00 AM Wednesday, a full commercial vehicle ban (including buses) will be in place on I-70 in Fulton County (from the Maryland state line to the Turnpike) and I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike.

Also at 6:00 AM Wednesday, on I-80 from I-79 to the I-99 interchange and on the Turnpike from New Stanton (exit 75) east to Carlisle (exit 226), the following vehicles will be prohibited:

  • empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks;
  • all Large Combination Vehicles (double trailers);
  • tractors hauling empty trailers;
  • any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs;
  • all motorcycles; and
  • all recreational vehicles and RVs.

At noon on Wednesday, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike will prohibit only empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks; all Large Combination Vehicles (double trailers); tractors hauling empty trailers; any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs; all motorcycles; and all recreational vehicles and RVs on the following roadways:

  • PA Turnpike (I-76, I-276) from I-81 to I-95 (Exit 43);
  • I-76 (Turnpike and non-Turnpike, New Stanton to Philadelphia);
  • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-80 from I-99 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from the Maryland state line to the New York state line;
  • I-83 from the Maryland state line to I-81;
  • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line;
  • I-176;
  • I-180 full length from Route 220/U.S. 15 to I-80;
  • I-276; PA Turnpike
  • I-283;
  • I-295;
  • I-380 full length from I-81 to I-80;
  • I-476 (non-Turnpike, full length);
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from Mid County (exit 20) to Clarks Summit (exit 131);
  • I-676;
  • Route 22 from I-78 to the New Jersey state line; and
  • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80.

A 45-mph speed restriction may be in place on all roadways with vehicle restrictions at least during those timeframes and may be implemented sooner and on non-vehicle-restricted roadways as well.

To help make decisions regarding winter travel, motorists are encouraged to “Know Before You Go” by checking conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras. Users can also see plow truck statuses and travel alerts along a specific route using the “Check My Route” tool.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

A vehicle emergency kit should be prepared or restocked containing items such as non-perishable food, water, first-aid supplies, warm clothes, a blanket, cell phone charger and a small snow shovel. Motorists should tailor their kits to any specific needs that they or their families have such as baby supplies, extra medication and pet supplies.

Motorists should be aware that all vehicles should be fully clear of ice and snow before winter travel. If snow or ice is dislodged or falls from a moving vehicle and strikes another vehicle or pedestrian causing death or serious bodily injury, the operator of that vehicle could receive a $200 to $1,000 fine.

When winter weather occurs, PennDOT urges drivers to be extra cautious around operating snow-removal equipment. When encountering a plow truck, drivers should:

  • Stay at least six car lengths behind an operating plow truck and remember that the main plow is wider than the truck.
  • Be alert since plow trucks generally travel much more slowly than other traffic.
  • When a plow truck is traveling toward you, move as far away from the center of the road as is safely possible, and remember that snow can obscure the actual snow plow width.
  • Never try to pass or get between several trucks plowing side by side in a “plow train.” The weight of the snow thrown from the plow can quickly cause smaller vehicles to lose control, creating a hazard for nearby vehicles.
  • Never travel next to a plow truck since there are blind spots where the operator can’t see, and they can occasionally be moved sideways when hitting drifts or heavy snowpack.
  • Keep your lights on to help the operator better see your vehicle. Also remember that under Pennsylvania state law, vehicle lights must be on every time a vehicle’s wipers are on due to inclement weather.

To report an accident or other emergencies on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 on your mobile phone. If there is an accident, move the car out of travel lane and onto shoulder, if possible, and stay in the vehicle. For more information about PA Turnpike conditions follow the conversation by using https://www.paturnpike.com/travel/twitter.aspx. You may also see advisories by clicking on the travel ticker on www.PATurnpike.com.

 

 

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PA Speed, Travel Restrictions for Commercial Vehicles

PA Speed, Travel Restrictions for Commercial Vehicles

PennDOT has put some road restrictions and speed restrictions in place in response to winter weather conditions. PA Speed, Travel Restrictions for Commercial Vehicles

There are full commercial vehicle restrictions in place, as well as empty and double trailer restrictions, in addition to speed restrictions.

PA’s full list of restrictions can be found here.

A 45 mph speed limit has been set for some areas directly affecting by freezing rain and sleet. Speed restrictions can be checked at 511pa.com.

After Monday’s snowfall, Tuesday brought on freezing rain and sleet creating hazardous conditions for vehicles, especially commercial vehicles. 

PennDOT started the restrictions Monday night at midnight, with a full commercial ban (including buses) on I-70 in Fulton County from the Maryland line to the turnpike, and on I-99 from I-80 to the Turnpike. 

The following were prohibited on the Turnpike (from New Stanton east to Carlisle) beginning at midnight:

  • empty, straight CDL-weighted trucks
  • all large combination vehicles (double trailers)
  • tractors hauling empty trailers
  • any trailers pulled by motorcycles, passenger vehicles, pickup trucks or SUVs
  • all motorcycles
  • all recreations vehicles and RVs

At 6 a.m. today, all commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned on:

  • I-380 from I-81 to I-80
  • I-80 from I-79 to the New Jersey line
  • I-81 from I-78 to the New York line
  • 1-84 from I-81 to New York line
  • I-476 (northeast extension of Pa. Turnpike) from I-78 to Clarks Summit (exit 131)
  • I-80 full length from Route 220/US 15 to I-80

Also at 6 a.m. today, all vehicles were prohibited on the following roadways:

  • PA Turnpike from I-81 to the New Jersey line
  • I-176
  • I-283
  • I-476 (non-turnpike, full length)
  • I-476 (turnpike northeast extension) from Mid-County (exit 20) to Lehigh Valley (exit 56)
  • I-676
  • I-76 (turnpike and non-turnpike from New Stanton to Philadelphia)
  • I-78 full length
  • I-81 from the Maryland line to I-78 split
  • I-83 from the Maryland line to I-81
  • I-95 full length
  • Route 22 from I-78 to the New Jersey line
  • Route 33 from I-78 to I-80

 

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WV/PA Line 13′ Wide Oversize Load Restriction

WV/PA Line 13' Wide Oversize Load Restriction

There is a restriction on oversize loads 13-feet or wider at the West Virginia/Pennsylvania line in both directions. WV/PA Line 13' Wide Oversize Load Restriction

The restriction will be in place through March 31st and oversize loads wider than 13-feet are expected to be allowed to travel on Monday, April 1. 

Truck drivers will not granted any exceptions if pulling a load wider than 13 feet and are advised to use US-22 or I-79 as an alternative route. 

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! We keep all of our drivers and dispatchers as up-to-date as possible on all oversize travel closures and restrictions. 

If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.

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Freezing Temps Result in Travel Restrictions on Northeast, Eastern Interstates

Freezing Temps Result in Travel Restrictions

UPDATE 1/31: There is a travel ban on I-90 for tractor trailers from exit 46 to the PA line due to weather conditions. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm system is anticipated to impact most of the state, with many areas expected to see precipitation during the Tuesday rush hours. Freezing Temps Result in Travel Restrictions

The storm will bring freezing temps, precipitation and snow to the midwest and northeast and is forecast to be followed by a brutal cold front that could bring icy conditions and sudden snow squalls.

Additionally, the FMCSA has expanded its emergency declaration from Jan. 18 to include 22 states in the Midwest and Northeast. 

“While many parts of the state may not see significant accumulations, it is critical to always be mindful of conditions and keep safety top of mind when driving in inclement weather,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. “Our crews are prepared to take on these conditions, and we call on the public to allow themselves extra time, drive according to conditions, and postpone travel if necessary.”

Due to potential snowfall rates and accumulations, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike are prohibiting empty tractor trailers and commercial vehicles pulling double trailers, RV/motorhomes, and motorcycles on the following Interstates beginning at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, and tentatively lifting (condition-dependent) at 6 p.m. on the same day:

  • Interstate 380 full length from I-81 to I-80;
  • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-80 from I-180 to the New Jersey state line;
  • I-81 from I-83 to the New York state line;
  • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line; and
  • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from I-78 to Clarks Summit (exit 131).

See a map of vehicle restrictions going into effect tomorrow at www.penndot.gov. This map is also provided below.  Speed restrictions on Interstates and expressways may be implemented as the storm progresses.

To help make decisions regarding winter travel, motorists are encouraged to “Know Before You Go” by checking conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras. Users can also see plow truck statuses and travel alerts along a specific route using the “Check My Route” tool.

Motorists should be aware that all vehicles should be fully clear of ice and snow before winter travel. If snow or ice is dislodged or falls from a moving vehicle and strikes another vehicle or pedestrian causing death or serious bodily injury, the operator of that vehicle could receive a $200 to $1,000 fine.

When winter weather occurs, PennDOT urges drivers to be extra cautious around operating snow-removal equipment. When encountering a plow truck, drivers should:

  • Stay at least six car lengths behind an operating plow truck and remember that the main plow is wider than the truck.
  • Be alert since plow trucks generally travel much more slowly than other traffic.
  • When a plow truck is traveling toward you, move as far away from the center of the road as is safely possible, and remember that snow can obscure the actual snow plow width.
  • Never try to pass or get between several trucks plowing side by side in a “plow train.” The weight of the snow thrown from the plow can quickly cause smaller vehicles to lose control, creating a hazard for nearby vehicles.
  • Never travel next to a plow truck since there are blind spots where the operator can’t see, and they can occasionally be moved sideways when hitting drifts or heavy snowpack.
  • Keep your lights on to help the operator better see your vehicle. Also remember that under Pennsylvania state law, vehicle lights must be on every time a vehicle’s wipers are on due to inclement weather.

In addition to driving safely around plows, motorists are urged to drive according to conditions. If motorists encounter snow or ice-covered roads, they should slow down, increase their following distance and avoid distractions. Last winter in Pennsylvania, preliminary data shows that there were 440 crashes resulting in 221 injuries on snowy, slushy or ice-covered roadways where aggressive-driving behaviors such as speeding or making careless lane changes were factors.

PennDOT has created a Winter Safety media center, including social-media-sized graphics highlighting winter driving preparations and operations at www.penndot.gov in the “Media Center” under the “About Us” footer.

More States Take Action

22 states are included in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration emergency declaration. 

Truck drivers hauling heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil, and other fuel products, including gasoline, into the affected states providing necessary relief will be exempt from hours of service regulations through Feb. 2, or until the end of the emergency, whichever is less.

States included in the declaration are: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont and Wisconsin.

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that tractor trailers and commercial buses will be banned from certain highways in Western New beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 and on portions of the Interstate 81 corridor beginning Wednesday, Jan. 30 at noon as heavy snows and frigid temperatures are expected to impact several parts of the state. Most areas in the path of the storm will see 6 to 8 inches of snow, with the exception of areas that typically experience lake effect snow, including southern Erie County, the Chautauqua Ridge in Western New York, and the Tug Hill Plateau in Northern New York that could see significantly higher amounts of snow through Friday morning.

Beginning at noon Wednesday, tractor trailers and commercial buses will be banned on Interstate 81 in New York from the Canadian Border to State Route 104.

There is a travel ban on I-90 for tractor trailers from exit 46 to the PA line due to weather conditions. 

The Indiana Toll Road issued a travel ban from noon today through noon Tuesday. Prohibited are triple tractor-trailers, long-doubles (high-profile only), high-profile oversize permit loads.

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PA Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Ban on Commercial Vehicles

PA Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Ban on Commercial Vehicles

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has issued a ban on all commercial vehicles on all interstates except I-95 ahead of the weekend’s snow storm. PA Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Ban on Commercial Vehicles

PennDOT, in response to the impending Winter Storm Harper, will be enacting the following restrictions:

  • Full Commercial Vehicle Ban on ALL Interstates except I-95 effective Saturday, Jan. 19 at noon through Sunday Jan. 20 at noon. 
  • The ban will also be imposed on the Turnpike, U.S. 22 in the Lehigh Valley and PA Route 33 in Northampton and Monroe Counties.
  • Speed Limit Restriction – 45 MPH will occur as conditions warrant throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The upcoming storm is expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through the weekend.

The Governor has issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, which includes a commercial vehicle ban, in advance of Winter Storm Harvey.

The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration has also issued a Regional Emergency Declaration in support of the transport of heating fuel including propane, natural gas, heating oil and other fuel products including gasoline. The following 12 states fall under the declaration; Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. 

The declaration will expire at midnight on Feb. 2.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) also suspended hours of service regulations for drivers hauling heating fuel and other essential supplies in 12 midwestern and eastern states in anticipation of the storm.

Those states include: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. 

New York Also Bans Tractor Trailers

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed the New York State Department of Transportation and the Thruway Authority to ban tractor trailers and buses on the entire Thruway system, with the exception of I-95 in Westchester and Bronx counties, and most interstate highways out of an abundance of caution as winter storm Harper will impact travel across the entire state this weekend. The ban will be in effect beginning 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and will last for the duration of the storm.

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! We are keeping up-to-date on when Oklahoma will resume issuing permits, but we do anticipate a delay once the office is full-staffed again.

If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.

 

 

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Due to Weather, Oklahoma Permit Office Short-Staffed

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. Due to Weather, Oklahoma Permit Office Short-Staffed

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. 

After areas of the state received almost 7 inches of snow, oversize and commercial motor vehicle travel was limited due to safety and closures. Oklahoma’s weather map shows closed areas and highway conditions.  

Heavy Snowfall & Winter Advisories

The winter storm hit moved in Wednesday night and led into Thursday morning, with another round of snow that fell Thursday afternoon. 

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning through Friday (1/4) morning for northern Texas, parts of the Texas Panhandle and much of Oklahoma. The region had almost 7 inches (7.5 to 18 centimeters) of snow, along with ice accumulations of up to 1 inch (2.5 centimeters). Other parts of Texas and Oklahoma were under winter weather advisories.  

Beware of Icy, Slick Roads

The mix of wintry precipitation has created slippery road conditions and limited visibility. In addition to checking state weather maps for road closures, be extremely cautious. State DOT’s recommend reducing speed, staying at least 150 feet behind any snow removal equipment, and warn to stay off certain roads if it can be avoided. 

The slickest roadways were reported south and west of Oklahoma City.  

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! We are keeping up-to-date on when Oklahoma will resume issuing permits, but we do anticipate a delay once the office is full-staffed again.

If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.

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Illinois Places Weight Restriction on Cairo Bridge US 60/62

Illinois Places Weight Restriction on Cairo Bridge US 60/62
The Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT) will place a weight restriction on the Cairo Bridge effective Wednesday, Dec. 27. Illinois Places Weight Restriction on Cairo Bridge US 60/62
 

The US 60/62 bridge at Cairo that spans across Alexander County, Illinois and Mississippi County, Missouri, and over the Mississippi River. will will be restricting combination vehicles to 37 tons and single unit vehicle to 33 tons. 

 
Repair plans for the bridge are in place, although exact start and finish dates are not available by either the Illinois or Missouri DOT. 
 
The Cairo I-57 Bridge is a steel through arch bridge carrying 4 lanes of Interstate 57 across the Mississippi River at Cairo, Illinois and located in the tri-state area of Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri. It was opened in 1978.
 

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.

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TX DMV Will Allow Cab Cards on Electronic Devices

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. TX DMV Will Allow Cab Cards on Electronic Devices

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. Previously carriers were required to show a paper original or paper copy of a cab card. Cab cards must be shown to law enforcement upon request.

Cab cards identifies all the jurisdictions in which a registered vehicles are qualified for operation and the declared registered operating weight (combined gross weight) of each jurisdiction.

The rule takes effect on January 1, 2019. However, TxDMV recommends that carriers continue to carry a printed copy of cab cards for 2019 to avoid any confusion with any law enforcement who may not be aware of the change.

Existing rules already allowed carriers to display their Operating Authority (insurance) Cab Cards on electronic devices. Now both forms of cab cards can be displayed electronically. 

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.

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TX Increases Self Issue Limit

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. TX Increases 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 change is the increase in the self issue weight limit from 199,999 to 254,300. 

The overall self-issue dimensions now are:

  • 20-feet wide
  • 18-feet, 11-inches high
  • 125-feet long
  • 254,300 pounds gross weight

The changes apply to cranes as well. Mileage permits for cranes and well servicing units that fall within the dimensions above can also be self-issued. 

The TxPROS system allows for weight certification documents to be uploaded for loads which exceed 200,000 pounds gross weight. 

WCS Permits Can Help

As always, everyone here at WCS Permits & Pilot Cars is ready to help you! If you have any questions, please feel to Contact Us Online now or call us at (888) 737-6483 to reach our customer service department. One of our experienced transportation agents can help you with any needs and questions that you may have or direct you to the expert who can.