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Obtaining a Wide Load Permit in Florida: A Step-By-Step Guide

April 4, 2023

Hauling anything heavier and/or wider than what the state generally permits will require you to obtain a permit. And in some instances, you may need multiple permits. It can be overwhelming, but we have a step-by-step guide to help you determine what you need and how to apply for the different Florida oversize permits. Determining What Kind of Permits You Need You will need to look at your permit’s width, height, and length to determine if your load is within legal limits. You must obtain a permit through the Florida Department of Transportation’s Permits Office if anything exceeds the standard... View Article

Wide Load Hauling

Wide Load Permit in Texas: What to Expect

January 31, 2023

When it comes time to secure a wide load permit in Texas, there is no shortage of concerns and questions that will arise. That’s why it pays to have access to the experts at Osage Specialized Transport. We can tell you everything you need to know about Texas oversize permits so that you can avoid the typical concerns. Knowing what to expect when you secure a wide load permit in Texas is crucial. To learn more about Texas DOT permits and Texas oversize load regulations, be sure to read on. With our help, obtaining a Texas overweight permit has never been... View Article

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Flatbed Truck Safety: Tips for Secure Cargo Loading and Transport

January 31, 2023

When it comes to loading a flatbed trailer and handling all of your hazardous trucking needs, the good folks at Osage Specialized Transport have the experience you need in your corner. We can help you learn everything you need to know, including how to transport a load on a flatbed trailer and loading and unloading trucks. Thanks to this helpful guide with Osage Specialized Transport, loading a truck or securing flatbed loads has never been easier. By taking the time to read on and learn more about the following tips for secure cargo loading and transport, you can avoid the most common... View Article


What Kind of Trailer Do You Need to Haul Excavators?

December 23, 2022

On American highways, the weight of a load is not the only thing to be considered. The dimensions for the height and width are also critical. The limit is 8-1/2 feet for the width, and the height is 8-1/2 feet tall while on the trailer.  Loading an excavator on a trailer that is 8-1/2 feet or less can go on a flatbed trailer, saving on the excavator shipping cost. If the height is over 8-1/2 feet, then a removable gooseneck (RGN) or step deck trailer is required.  The Differences in Trailers There are many clearances that truck drivers must take... View Article

Shipping Heavy Equipment

5 Ways to Avoid Extra Costs When Shipping Heavy Equipment

December 23, 2022

Extra costs may arise with heavy equipment shipping, but the good news is that there are measures you can take to avoid those unwanted prices. Prices are constantly on the rise in every business. Getting the equipment shipping cost estimate ahead of time will help prevent additional charges. New methods are constantly changing with LoLo, flat rack, and roll-on/roll-off. It is challenging to keep up with updated shipment techniques, but knowing each way is critical to help save money. The Three Methods of Loading a Shipment LoLo is an easy way to load equipment for shipping. It uses a crane... View Article

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