Commercial Vehicle Permits

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General Permit Information

In this section you can find more information on the different permit types that are offered, related costs for all permits and guidance to help you determine whether or not you are required to obtain a permit for your trip.

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Rules and Regulations

The State of Arizona has numerous rules, laws and regulations in place that help with the monitoring and compliance of oversize and overweight loads that move throughout the state.  These rules and regulations are in place to ensure safe and efficient movement of all commercial traffic traveling in and out of the state.

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Holiday Travel Restrictions

For more detailed information regarding holiday restrictions and when travel is not authorized for all oversize/overweight vehicles.

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Escort Information and Guidelines

This section provides you with more information on pilot cars, law enforcement escorts and when you are required to have escorts accompany your load.

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Bridge Weight Restriction Information

Here you will find all information concerning bridge weight restrictions, limits and axle weights for legal weight and overweight vehicles.

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Local Counties and Cities Information

Links to local jurisdictions and their information for oversize/overweight vehicle restrictions.

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Truck Screening Technology

The Arizona Department of Transportation has implemented a new Truck Screening Systems technology for more efficient commercial motor vehicle safety inspections.  The ADOT Enforcement and Compliance Division will utilize the technology at three of the state's highway rest areas.

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Contact Us

If you have questions about your permit or need assistance with your application, please feel free to contact us and we would be happy to assist you.

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Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.