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2022 Indiana State Shipping Regulations

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2022 Indiana State Shipping Regulations, Limitations, Rules, and Laws for Oversize and Overweight Loads

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Indiana State Trucking Permit Regulations – oversize trucking and transport.

Indiana State Trucking information website is: http://www.in.gov/dot/business/permits/superl.html

Legal Load Limits in Indiana

The following are the legal weight and dimensions limits in Indiana.

  • Length: 60′ (53′ trailers only)
  • Overhang: 3′ in front and unlimited in back as long as it does not exceed 60′ overall.
  • Weight: GVW 80,000 lbs., Single axle: 20,000 lbs., Steer: 20,000 lbs., Tandem: 34,000 lbs., Tridem: 42,000 lbs.
  • Width: 8′ 6″
  • Height: 13′ 6″

Routine Oversize Shipping, Trucking, and Transport Permits in Indiana

  • Length: 110′
  • Width: up to 18 feet depending on the proposed route..
  • Overhang: 3′ in front and unlimited in the rear as long as it does not exceed 60′ overall.
  • Weight: 120,000 lbs. GVW, Single: 28,000 lbs., Steer: 28,000 lbs., Tandem: 48,000 lbs., Tridem: 60,000 lbs.

Pilot Cars/Escort Vehicle Requirements in Indiana

  • Width: 2 lanes and over 12′ 4″ needs one pilot car or escort vehicle in the front.  4 lanes and over 12′ 4″ need one pilot car or escort vehicle in the rear.
  • Height: 2 lanes over 14′ 6″ need one pilot car or escort vehicle in the front.  4 lanes over 14′ 6″ need one pilot car or escort vehicle in the rear.
  • Length: 2 lanes over 85′ need one pilot car or escort vehicle in front. 4 lanes over 85′ need one pilot car or escort vehicle in the rear.

Travel Restrictions in Indiana

Travel permitted 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. You can travel on weekends if less than 10′ wide.  If 10′ wide or over, you can travel until noon on Saturday.

How to Apply for Trucking Permits in Indiana

Motor Carrier Services Division
5252 Decatur Blvd., Suite R
Indianapolis, IN 46241

317-615-7200 Voice

Permits are valid for 14 days from the date of issue.

The information contained in these pages is research information primarily for use by oversize and overweight trucking company drivers, dispatchers, and pilot car companies. While every effort is put into maintaining the accuracy of this information, you must verify this information with the Indiana State DOT Permits office before commencing movement.

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2 Responses

  1. For loads over 200,000 gross, the state police will assign escorts and inspect loads and equipment before you leave loading site. The 7 to 10 days to issue permits is realistic and if truck & load are not accurate with permit, another 7 to 10 days of repermitting will happen.

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