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GEORGIA PILOT CAR GUIDELINES
When a Permit is needed
Over 8’6” wide
Over 13’6” high
Over 100’ long
Over 80,000 gross weight

Special Information Needed
Insurance company: name, policy number, expiration date
IFTA # if you have one

Times of Movement
1/2 hour after sunrise to 1/2 hour before sunset; Monday-Saturday
No Sunday travel
Permitted loads in excess of 12’ wide - No Travel when visibility is less than 600’ or windspeed is greater than 25 mph
Prohibited holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas
No travel into/through Atlanta area bounded by I-285 unless picking up or delivering in the city.  Curfews: 7-9am & 4-6pm; M-F

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
2-lane highways:
1 rear when over 75' long.
2 (front & rear) when over 125' long & over 12' wide.
1 front w/height pole when over 15'6" high.
4- lane highways:
1 rear when over 75' long & over 12' up to 13'11" wide
2 (front & rear) when over 125' long & 14' up to and including 15' wide

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: Must be a pickup or an automobile
Signs: Mounted on front of front escort/on back of rear escort.  Size: 6’ x 1’; black letters 8” x 4” (min.) on orange or federal yellow background saying “OVERSIZE LOAD”
Lights: Amber light or strobe light (8” in diameter min.) located on top of vehicle w/ candlepower of 35,000 (min.) and 80 revolutions/min. or equivalent 4” strobe light visible at least ¼ mile--Need a permit from  DPS, PO Box 101072, Atlanta, GA 30392; (678)413-8786 (fee: $2.00/year)
Flags: None required
Additional equipment: 2-way radio;
http://www.dot.state.ga.us/dot/operations/permits/672-2.shtml

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
None stipulated in rules/regulations

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office-Hours: 7am-4:45pm M-F ET
Dept. of Motor Vehicle Safety
Office of Permits
Building 24, Suite 400
935 E. Confederate Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30316
(888)262-8306 (permit customer service)
(800)570-5428 (single trip permit line)
(404)635-8176 (main office)
fax-(404)635-8501/8509
http://www.dot.state.ga.us/dot/operations/permits/index.shtml