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You ever see those trucks that have signs saying “Oversize Load” or “Wide Load”? That’s because they are hauling oversize and/or overweight loads that exceed the state’s legal limits of:
If you are a driver carrying a wide load, you must get an oversize and/or overweight vehicle permit before traveling on Indiana roads to ensure the safety of other vehicles.
The exceptions may contain implements of emergency vehicles and husbandry. Another exception is farm equipment (during farming season) as long as the equipment’s wheels do not touch the interstate highways.
To order and obtain an Oversize/Overweight (OSW) permit in Indiana, you must set up an OSW Transporting Account, order your permits, and follow the general provisions (or requirements) of the permit. For more information about how to do this, visit www.in.gov/dor/4214.htm
To see or print a complete OSW checklist, click here.