Finding heavy heavy haul and oversized loads in Texas has never been easier.  VeriTread offers the most USA and Canadian shipper direct freight on our load board than anyone else.  We have hundreds of open deck loads including flatbed, step deck, lowboy, and RGN.

We work with thousands of shippers every month needing oversize load transport, heavy equipment hauling, farm equipment transport, hot shot trucking, partial load shipping, drive away services, specialized heavy haul transport, and more. VeriTread will bring you thousands of opportunities to build a national or local customer base, encourage repeat business, and increase your overall efficiency

When you use VeriTread’s load board for oversize loads, you get access to the information you need to make the best decisions for your business. Our patented technology gives integrated dimensions, machinery weights, direct communication with shippers, trailer and permit requirements. This creates a more predictable carrier experience by clearly identifying all of the industry secrets and insider knowledge required to efficiently transport large items.

DOT & Texas State Heavy Oversize Permit Information

Permits: Texas oversize permits are valid for three to five days. Must have permit prior to entering state.
Operating Time: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, including Saturday and Sunday. Loads not exceeding 10′ wide, legal height (14′) or 100′ long with legal front and rear overhang may travel at night on Interstate system only. Overweight only may have continuous movement.
Restricted Travel: City/county curfew times are now listed on the permit. Travel is allowed on major holidays depending on dimensions.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE.  VeriTread is not a permit service nor do we answer permit and escort requirements.  States are constantly changing their rules and regulations, so always read your permits and provision sheets carefully. Due to these changes, VeriTread can not guarantee the accuracy of the provided information.  Please use the link to the state's official DOT page to verify all oversize and over dimensional permitting information with your respective state.

LEGAL DIMENSIONS:

Length:

59' semi-trailer
Overhang:
2' front and 4' rear

Width:

8′-6″

Height:

14′

Weight:

80,000 Gross
Single – 20,000
Tandem – 34,000
Tridem – 42,000

ROUTINE PERMIT LIMITS:

Length:

125′

Overhang: 30′

Width:

  • 20′
  • 16′ on Interstate System

Height:

18’11”

Weight:

  • Single – 25,000
  • Tandem – 46,000
  • Tridem – 60,000
  • Quad – 70,000

Loads exceeding these dimensions are Super Loads.

ESCORTS:

Length:

Over 110′ – 1 escort
Over 125′ – 2 escorts
Overhang:
Over 20′ – 1 escort
Over 30′ – 2 escorts (needs special approval)

Width:

Over 14′ – 1 escort
Over 16′ – 2 escorts

Height:

Over 17′ – 1 escort
Over 18’ – 2 escorts
Note: If the load is over two dimensions that require escort, then 2 escorts will be required.

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS:

Signs are only required on escort vehicles. Red flags should be placed at all extremities.

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If you’re an open deck transport provider, you’re well aware that you need to look for a special type of load to haul. VeriTread’s load board has everything from Lowboy & RGN to flatbed freight that you won’t find anywhere else. We go the extra mile, with advanced search and filter capabilities that instantly connect you with the best paying freight in the industry. Login or Sign Up and let VeriTread help you grow your business and take the headache out of heavy haul.