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Nevada (NV) Oversize (OS)/ Overweight (OW) Permits – Regulatory Information, Trucking & Permit Services: Compare Transport LLC

Oversize/Overweight Permits Nevada (NV): Nevada oversize permits are valid for 5 days, must have a permit before entering the state.

Nevada (NV) Oversize (OS)/ Overweight (OW) permits & Trucking Services across USA and Canada

Nevada (NV) Oversize (OS)/ Overweight (OW) permits & Trucking Services across USA and Canada

Compare Transport LLC is an approved licensed broker bearing Department Of Transportation number(DOT) 701497 and Motor Carrier Number(MC) 586860 that offers Hassle-free trucking and Oversize/overweight Permits for the USA & Canada. Compare transport LLC’s experienced transportation permit specialists comprehend the size, height, and weight requirements for obtaining oversized load permits in all 50 U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and local jurisdictions. Our main goal is to get your truck permits as quickly as possible. 

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Nevada (NV) Oversize/Overweight Permits: Nevada oversize permits are valid for 5 days, must have a permit before entering the state.

Nevada (NV) Schedule Time for Oversize/Overweight Permits: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, plus the following exceptions: Loads not exceeding 12 wide, 15 feet high, or 110 feet long are permitted for night travel. Loads not exceeding 14 feet wide, 15 feet high, and 110 feet long, are permitted for weekend travel except in restricted areas noted in the next section. Night, weekend, and holiday travel should be requested.

RESTRICTED TRAVEL: For loads exceeding 14 feet wide, 15 feet high, 110 feet long, and 15 feet overhang can travel on weekends but if over 12 feet W cannot travel on I-80 between Reno and CA line or I-15 between Las Vegas (exit 33) and California line. There are no weekday curfews for Las Vegas, Reno, or other cities. Holiday travel is usually permitted for loads not exceeding 12 feet wide, 15 feet high, and 110 feet long.

Nevada (NV) Oversize/ Overweight Permit Legal Dimensions:


53 feet semi-trailer

75 feet maximum length (including rear overhang)

Overhang: 10 feet, (as long as the length including overhang does not exceed 75 feet).

Width: 8 feet-6 inches

Height: 18 feet

Weight: 80,000 Pounds Gross

Single – 20,000 Pounds

Tandem – 34,000 Pounds

Tridem – 42,000 Pounds

Nevada (NV) Oversize/ Overweight Routine Permit Limits:

Length: No max, each trip is a state’s discretion.

Overhang: No maximum overhang if on allowed load.

Width: 17 feet

Height: 16 feet


92,000 Pounds (5 axles)

96,000 Pounds (6 axles)

101,000 Pounds (7 axles)

Single – 20,000* Pounds

Tandem – 46,725* Pounds

Tridem – 58,000 to 59,000* Pounds

*Quad – Depends on spacing

*Depends on spacing

Note: 58,000-59,000 pounds is the tridem “bonus weight” in Nevada and is now permitted on one or two tridems. Additional tridems would get around 51,000 pounds. A Tridem drive on a tractor can be allowed for the reward weight (as one of the two tridems) as long as the spacing from the steer axle to the center of middle drive axles is at least 18 feet.  Loads over these dimensions are reviewed on an individual basis only.

Nevada (NV) Oversize/ Overweight Escort Requirements (PILOT CARS):

On Interstate and 4 or more lane highways:

Length: Over 110 feet – 1 escort

Overhang: Over 25 feet back – 1 escort


Over 14 feet – 1 escort

Over 16 feet – 2 escorts

Over 17 feet – may require 2 escorts and Highway Patrol

Height: Over 15 feet 6 inches – 1 high-pole escort

On 2-lane highways:

Length: Over 110 feet – 1 escort

Overhang: Over 25 feet – 1 escort


Over 12 feet – 1 escort

Over 14 feet – 2 escorts

Over 16 feet – 3 escorts

Over 17 feet – reviewed on an individual basis, may require 2 escorts and Highway Patrol.

Hoover Dam area: width 8 feet-6 inches to 10 feet (maximum allowed) – 2 escorts.

Height: Over 15 feet-6 inches – 1 high-pole escort

SIGNS, FLAGS & LIGHTS: All vehicles over 8 feet-6 inches in width must display “Oversize Load” signs front and rear. Headlights must be on low beam. Signs shall only be displayed when necessary. Over 4 feet of overhang should display a flag.

NV LIGHT PERMIT: You must have a Nevada Light Permit to run flashing revolving amber warning light(s) or even to travel with it turned off but uncovered. If you don’t have a current amber light license, the light should be covered (or removed) or you can be ticketed.

SEASONAL LOAD (WEIGHT) RESTRICTIONS: Spring defrosts weight restrictions exist on a few optional routes from approximately February through April.

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