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67 Pa. Code § 601.14. Over-dimensional/overweight vehicles.

§ 601.14. Over-dimensional/overweight vehicles.

 (a)  Prior to entering the Turnpike System, operators of over-dimensional/overweight vehicles shall request and obtain a special hauling permit according to Commission policies and procedures and pay all applicable fees. The requester must apply online at the Commission’s web site,, which contains all of the current policies and procedures for obtaining a special hauling permit.

 (b)  The requester shall be prepared to provide the following information:

   (1)  The size, weight and number of axles of the over-dimensional/overweight vehicle.

   (2)  The name, address and telephone number of the carrier.

   (3)  The planned entry and exit interchange.

   (4)  The planned date of movement.

   (5)  Other information which may be requested by the Commission.

 (c)  If approved, the Commission will provide the requester with proof of a valid special hauling permit that the operator shall produce upon request from the Pennsylvania State Police or a Commission employee at any point during permitted travel on the Turnpike System.

 (d)  Based on Commission policies and procedures, operators of over-dimensional/overweight vehicles with excessive width, length, height or weight, or at the discretion of the Commission, may be required to provide an escort vehicle or have a Pennsylvania State Police escort, or both, for movement on the Turnpike System.

 (e)  Over-dimensional/overweight vehicles may travel on the Turnpike System only on days and at times designated by the Commission. The Commission will provide schedules and additional information according to policies and procedures.

 (f)  If the operator is unable to travel on the planned dates of movement, or the special hauling permit is cancelled, the requester shall notify the Commission according to policies and procedures.


   The provisions of this §  601.14 amended under sections 4 and 12 of the act of May 21, 1937 (P.L. 774, No. 211) (36 P.S. § §  652d and 652l), 74 Pa.C.S. § §  8102, 8107, 8116 and 8117; and 75 Pa.C.S. § §  6110 and 6110.1.


   The provisions of this §  601.14 adopted October 29, 1992, effective October 30, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 5321; amended December 1, 2023, effective December 2, 2023, 53 Pa.B. 7489. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (267409).

Cross References

   This section cited in 67 Pa. Code §  601.15 (relating to vehicles excluded from the Turnpike).

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