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When Are Escort Vehicles Necessary for Transport?

September 23, 2022

When it comes to heavy haul trucking, companies must take certain precautions to make sure the transport goes smoothly. The police escort is there to make sure the company’s equipment is safe and that they are allowed to transport it. Different states have regulations to consider when hauling oversized equipment to ensure road safety. Contact us if you have any questions! What is the Definition of a Police Escort? A police escort is a vehicle in which a police officer drives to make sure that the person in the vehicle is safe and that the vehicle is not being tampered... View Article

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How to Prepare Your Oversize Load for Shipping

August 17, 2022

When it comes time to ship an oversize load, there are a multitude of questions that must be answered. That’s why it is important to speak with experienced providers of oversize load trucks, like Osage Specialized Transport. Their experienced team members are always more than happy to assist you in these instances. This helpful guide is also here to guide you. Before embarking on this process, please be sure to read on and learn more! What Are Oversize Loads and How Do They Ship? These loads must be shipped with the usage of specialized trailers that are designed to handle the... View Article

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What is the Widest Load Allowed on the Highway without a Permit?

August 11, 2022

For today’s truck drivers, there are all sorts of questions that need to be answered. How wide can a load be without a permit? What’s the maximum load width without a permit? What’s the widest load allowed without a permit? How tall can a load be without a permit? These are all crucial questions that companies in the pipeline industry, construction industry, companies in the energy sector, and any other business that utilizes heavy equipment will have to answer. Safety regulations will also have to be met. Permits could be needed in each state that the trucker is traveling to.... View Article

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How is Heavy Equipment Shipped?

June 23, 2022

There are four traditional ways to go about heavy equipment shipping: shipping containers, LoLo, RoRo and by flat rack. The final determination of the best way to ship your equipment will depend on factors such as weight, size, destination and any permitting or legal requirements. Let’s discuss ways to ship heavy machinery and equipment in more depth.   1. Containers for Heavy Equipment Shipping   Shipping heavy equipment in containers has been a practice in the United States since the mid-1950s. Exporting and importing oversized, heavy equipment is streamlined with shipping containers. They come in various sizes, widths and lengths,... View Article

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Is It Legal to Pass an Oversized Load?

June 23, 2022

As a driver on the road, it is your responsibility to abide by all legal laws. Is it legal to pass an oversized load is one of the most important questions you can answer. Yes, is the ultimate response, but with several stipulations. After all, when you are working with oversized freight, there are greater risks involved with side winds, obtrusive structures, and vision impairments of the driver. Are you in danger of causing an accident when passing an oversized load?   What is an Oversized Load?   Oversized freight loads are hauls being transported by trucking companies that exceed... View Article

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