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NEVADA PILOT CAR REGULATIONS
When Permit Is Needed
Over 8'6" wide
Over 14' high
Vehicle or combination over 70’ long

Special Information Needed
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Times Of Movement
Night travel on 4-lane allowed for vehicles whose width is 8'6" to 10', 14' high, 75' long and 10' overhang
Travel is permitted 24 hours a day if legal height and width and 75' or less long,10' or less overhang, any weight
For other dimensions day travel is required-1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
Vehicles below the following dimensions:14' wide,16' high,105' long,15' overhang-can travel weekends but cannot travel I-80 between Reno and CA line & I-15 between Las Vegas and CA line unless they meet holiday travel restrictions
Travel prohibited on the following holidays: : New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Admission Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

When Pilot/Escort Vehicle is Required
http://nevadadot.com/business/trucker/pilotcar/
2-Lane Roads:
Over 12' to 14' wide- 1 front,
Over 14' to 16' wide- 2 (front & rear),
Over 16' wide- 3 (2 front & 1 rear)
Over 105' long- 1 rear,
Overhang over 25' front or rear- 1 (front or rear)
On Interstate & 4 or More Lanes:
Over 14' to 16' wide-1 rear,
Over 16' to 17' wide- 2 (front & rear),
Over 17' wide/ reviewed on an individual basis
Over 17' high- 1 front w/ height pole
Over 105' long- 1 rear
Overhang over 25' front or rear- 1 (front or rear)

Mobile Homes:
14' wide and up to 2' eave to right side of interstate- 1 rear
14' wide and up to 2' eave to right side on all other roads- 2 (front & rear)

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle
General: Minimum width 60”; minimum wheelbase 95”; no larger than 1½ ton truck
Signs: “WIDE LOAD”
Lights: Permit required to use lights in NV (contact # below) valid from 7/1-6/30. Mounted on roof above sign; revolving or blinking amber lights w/ minimum 50 candlepower; lens size min. 5” diameter; flash frequency min. 50 flashes/min.; visible from distance of at least 500’ in normal sunlight  
Flags: No stipulations
Additional equipment: For flagging: solid fluorescent yellow-green vest that completely covers torso; red flag; “STOP” paddle (white letters on red background)

Requirements for Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator
At least 18 years of age

Dept. of Transportation Permits Office-Hours of counter service: 8am-4:30pm; M-F; PT
Dept. of Transportation
1263 S Stewart St, Rm 103        
Carson City, NV 89712
(775)888-7410; (800)552-2127       
Fax: (702)888-7103     
Phone service: 7:30am-5:00pm  M-F PT
No permit transmitted after 4:15pm  
Questions & info only: speterson@dot.state.nv.us
http://nevadadot.com/business/trucker/overdimensional/

Amber Light Section
Nevada Highway Patrol
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NE 89711
(775)684-4622; Fax: (775)684-4649