Categories for Oversize Transport

Oversized-Load

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

What Are the Best Ways to Transport Heavy Equipment

December 21, 2021

Heavy equipment is a necessary component of any job, be it construction, landscaping, or manufacturing. However, rarely is this equipment where it needs to be at all times. Instead, machinery and vehicles of all shapes and sizes must be shipped to the project location. Fortunately, there are a few ways to do this efficiently. So, next time you have to transport heavy equipment, follow these guidelines.  Flatbed Shipping A flatbed truck is a vehicle with a large, flat, and open bed in the back. The appearance is similar to a pickup truck but without the sides. Flatbed shipping is ideal... View Article

7 of the Biggest Things Ever Moved on the Road

May 4, 2021

It’s not uncommon to see a truck carrying an oversized load on the highway, but the word “oversized” can mean a lot of things. In some cases, you might see a truck carrying something as large as a house, traveling down the interstate with a convoy to warn people to keep the roads clear. However, what’s even more impressive is to witness a humongous load being transported on a regular road. If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching any massive objects be transported, here are 7 of the biggest things that have ever been moved on the road to... View Article

Oversize Load Regulations By State

January 12, 2021

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “over the road,” trucking handles over 10B tons of cargo each year, with 6% of the total load being oversize loads. The oversized load trucking industry is very complex, from the trucking companies to their drivers, brokers, customers, vendors of safety equipment, and contract escort vehicle operators. With all logistics in place, it’s only reasonable that each state has an independent agency that’s mandated to permit and regulate the transportation of oversize loads. Oversized or overweight loads may present risks to other road users and structures along the way. Given that these loads... View Article

The Role We Play in Transporting Natural Gas

July 12, 2019

Natural gas is a critical component of the world’s operations today. As one of our primary sources of energy, natural gas is used in all sorts of applications, from cooking to heating buildings and generating power for entire nations. Obtaining natural gas is not easy. It requires a complex system of identification, extraction, and transport using specialized machinery and transport systems called pipelines. Across the country and around the world, natural gas companies rely on freight companies like Osage Specialized Transport to ensure effective natural gas transport in Denver, CO. Transportation of site equipment Natural gas is located far below... View Article

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