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PA Consolidated Statutes Title 75 § 3108 defines a Certified Escort Vehicle as “A vehicle that is operated to escort a super load on a highway of this Commonwealth.” This statute also establishes that the driver of a certified escort vehicle that is being operated to escort a super load must be certified and licensed by the department and wear attire that complies with 67 Pa. Code § 101.3(5) (relating to minimum attire). The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) allows super loads to utilize Certified Escort Vehicles (CEVs) in lieu of Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) escorts as established in the following Policy.
(PSP) escorts as established in the following Policy. 1) Requirements for Certification a. Must be at least 21 years old b. Must have at least 3 years’ experience escorting oversized/overweight loads c. Must have a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania driver license or valid license in the state or jurisdiction in which you reside d. Complete a minimum 8-hours of classroom training from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania accredited programi . i. includes successful passing of the course written exam ii. An accredited program may include another state’s Escort Certification class 1. Accepted classes - A Pennsylvania Certification class is not required if Certification was obtained in the following states: a. Virginia (804) 497-7135 b. Georgia (404) 635-8176 c. North Carolina (888) 221-8166 d. Colorado/Utah (RSA Network) (801)838-8999 e. Possesses documentation of completion of a defensive driving course approved by the National Safety Council or an equivalent course.
ALLSTATE PILOT CAR LLC, PennDOT CERTIFIED TO ESCORT YOUR SUPER LOAD IN PENNSYLANIA
Department of Transportation (PennDOT) allows super loads to utilize Certified Escort Vehicles (CEVs) in lieu of Pennsylvania State Police (PSP)
Conditions when a (CEV) Certified Escort Vehicle may be allowed to escort a superload.
1. Loads up to 16’wide on highways having at least two lanes in one direction.
2. Loads up to 230’ long on highways having at least two lanes in one direction.
3. Loads that move with the established traffic pattern.