Categories for Oversize Transport

Oversized Load for Shipping

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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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

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