Some things are just too big to be moved by an ordinary vehicle. If you’re considering investing in heavy haul services in Apex, here are some things to know before giving us a call.
The federal government allows each state to set its own regulations for what constitutes an oversize load. Generally, they are classified as items which exceed a:
Common heavy haul cargo includes excavators, bulldozers, pavers, forklifts, cranes, military equipment, mining equipment, turbines, transformers, generators, and boilers. Even mobile homes and airplanes can be transported on a heavy haul trailer!
Federal law also regulates the amount of weight that can be carried on an axle.
If your cargo exceeds these weight restrictions, your heavy haul company will use a trailer with more axles. To do otherwise would not only risk fines and litigation, but put people (and your cargo) at risk for a dangerous accident!
This is mainly the concern of your heavy haul company, which will secure the necessary permits for you. But, just so you are aware of the process, below is more information about oversize load permits:
Before moving your shipment, talk with your carrier to learn the guidelines of the states in which your product will travel, and ensure you have all the proper permits you’ll need.
Not only does Active Machinery provide a wide range of fabrication equipment, we also transport it, too! To book a shipment, or for more information about our services, contact us here.