The legal limits for a vehicle’s size and weight are 80,000 pounds, 53’ long, 13½’ high and 8½’ wide. If your vehicle exceeds those numbers, it’s likely overweight or hauling an oversize load. But because the regulations aren’t the same in every state, your best bet is to call and let us help. We’ll get the oversize permit you need in just an hour or two.
To help you manage load distribution and vehicle weight you need to know a few key items about your vehicle and its load. Make sure you take into condsideration:
Using the above information, you can better understand whether your vehicle and load meet the size and weight requirements.
Overdimensional permits are route specific. If you choose the wrong route, you risk being placed out of service, or worse not fitting!
J. J. Keller® Trip Advisors can assist with planning the best route for your truck. We will determine the shortest distance and/or trip with the fastest permit delivery. Let our experts save you time by planning your oversize load route.
Our team can assist when secondary permits such as county, city or town permits should also be obtained.
Let our research specialists do the work of finding out if a city or a county on your route requires a permit.
Call 800-231-5266 for details.
If a vehicle is oversize or overweight, a temporary permit is needed. This permit authorizes movement according to vehicle configurations and weight.
A permit may be needed if any of these apply:
Note that some states may ask for additional information. Download our Oversize ordering checklist here.
Committed to Customers
They worked on an Oversize/Overwidth permit and communicated with me every step of the way. Could not have it happen without their help and expertise.
Will Owner/Executive ,
"Fast turnaround, knowledgeable staff, they really know how to get things done quickly. It has allowed us to move certain loads,
namely oversize/overweight that we would otherwise not have even attempted due to the operational difficulties of securing
permits for several states."
Sergio Operations Manager , Tili Logistics Corp.
"Easy to reach, fast service, competitive pricing ... J. J. Keller has kept me out of regulatory issues and keeps our organization compliant with DOT and FMCSA requirements."
Robert President , ARC Logistics of Utah, LLC