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Florida Road Conditions
www.highwayconditions.com/fl/
Road Conditions-Live only or 511
(800)292-3368-Southwest Florida only
(800)749-2967-Lake City
(800)207-8236-Jacksonville
(800)780-7102-District 5
(800)435-2368-District 6
(800)226-7220-District 7
(800)749-7453-Florida Turnpike
(800)475-0044-Interstate 75
https://data.fdot.gov/road/projects/ (interactive highway construction map)

FLORIDA  PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8'6" wide
Over 13'6" high
Trailer over 53' long

Special Information Needed
Overweight- gross wt, # of axles, axle load, axle spacing and manufactured tire limit
Make and year of mobile home
Seal and container #

Times Of Movement
Movement is permitted during daytime hours only, excluding holidays. Weekend travel allowed for overweight only
Prohibited holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas and days of observation other than calendar date as well as additional days of observation before/after date
Curfews noted on permit

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
All roadways:
Over 12' up to 14' wide (if pavement is 24' or larger wide)-1 front
Over 12' wide (if pavement is less than 24' wide)-1 front/1 rear
Over 14' to 16' wide (each lane must be 12' wide)-1 front/1 rear
Over 16’ wide-Limited access facility:(daytime)2 escorts /(nighttime) 1 escort +  1 law enforcer
                        State maintained roadways: 2 law enforcement escorts at all times.
Over 22’ wide- Route survey
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Over 95' long- 1 rear
Over 95' long- 1 rear
Over 150’ (limited access facility) 1 escort; other roadways-2 escorts
Over 250’ long-1 escort & 1 law enforcer
***
Height up to 14’6”-Travel all days/all hours
14' 6" high to 16’ high-Daytime hours only, excluding holidays/ 1 front w/ height pole
Over 18’-route survey verifying clearance + 6”; Daytime hours only; 1 escort + 1 law enforcer

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
Vehicle 2000 lbs.-26000 lbs GVW licensed & operated by a qualified escort/pilot
Bumper or roof mounted signs or both (“OVERSIZE LOAD”): yellow w/ black letters 10” high w/ brush stroke 1½ wide visible from front and rear.
Placards or signs (8” x 12” min.) on both sides of vehicle showing name of company or owner or driver of vehicle w/ name & phone # of owner/driver
Class 2 amber warning lights mounted so visible to all approaching traffic at a distance of at least 500’.
2 flags (red or fluorescent orange) 18” x 18” min. Mounted 40-70 degree angle on roof rack
Additional equipment:
2-way communications device;
1-5 lb. or larger fire extinguishers;
“STOP/GO” or “STOP/SLOW” paddle (18” x 18”) w/ 6” high letters;
safety orange vest/shirt/jacket; class 2 for daytime moves,class 3 for night moves;
1-12” x 12” hand-held flag (red or fluorescent orange);
2 “OVERSIZE LOAD” banners (yellow w/ black letters) (7’ long x 18” high) in case permitted load/vehicle loses sign;
Hard hat;
3 reflective triangles/36” traffic cones;
Height pole

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
Must be one of the following:
FL law enforcement officer in enforcement vehicle
Person meeting the following requirements:
Must have successfully completed the FDOT Pilot/Escort Flagging course (re-qualification  required every 4 years)
Must have a valid CDL class A, B, or C or successfully completed the NSC 8-hour Defensive Driving course
Must be at least 18 yrs. of age
A person qualified by another state’s authorizing agency

Flagging course offered by:
Florida Technology Transfer Ctr.
University of Florida
PO Box 116587
Gainesville, FL 32611-6587
(352)392-273-1670/ fax-352-392-3224


Dept. of Transportation Permits Office    Hours: 7:30 am-5 pm ET
Dept. of Transportation-Permit Section
Office Motor Carrier Compliance
1815 Thomasville Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32303

850-617-3010
http://fdot.gov
Pilot car info:
http://www.flrules.org/gateway/ChapterHome.asp?Chapter=14-26
(Chapter 14-26.12)


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